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Clinical Procedures: A Concise Guide for Students of Medicine.

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By Fisher Jack C.. , M.D. 192 pages. The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore: , 1970.. Price, $3.95.

Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(6):1052. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-73-6-1052_1
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For $3.95 per student or $2.00 per pair of students, Dr. Fisher has assembled useful and accurate information on common clinical procedures. Variations in types of patients and house staff interests can sometimes lead to voids in procedure instruction to medical students. This book will therefore provide a supplement to clinical teaching on the wards.

Experts might debate about what procedures to include in such a book and also some of their finer points. Included are venipuncture, infusions, cutdown, central venous pressure, injections, gastrointestinal intubation, sigmoidoscopy, paracentesis, genitourinary cathetherization, pulmonary care, thoracentesis, thoracotomy, lumbar puncture, common biopsy and culture techniques,


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