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So! You're Going to the Hospital! What Every Patient Should Know.

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By GRAHAM JAMES. , M.D. 163 pages. Warren H. Green, Inc., St. Louis: , 1968.. Price: cloth, $5.00; paper, $3.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(3):673. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-70-3-673_3
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An account by a surgeon of the day-to-day activities in the various services of a hospital and of admission, nursing, and administrative procedures. It is hard to believe that any but the most dedicatedly hypochondriacal patient would read through this lengthy survey before his admission, but Dr. Graham's book will be interesting to not ill, nonprofessional adults and students who are curious about the machinery of a modern American hospital.


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