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Lectures in Chest Medicine.

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By Edge John R.. , M.D., M.R.CP. 260 pages. American Elsevier Publishing Co., Inc., New York: , 1970.. Price, $9.75.

Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(6):1056. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-73-6-1056_1
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Any effort to teach the undergraduate medical student the minimal basic essentials of a circumscribed area of medicine is commendable. Such is the implied intent of this book, which consists of 10 chapters with the following titles: The Interpretation of Chest Radiographs; Carcinoma of the Bronchus; The Management of Pulmonary Tuberculosis; Disturbances of Immunity (2 chapters); Vascular Disorders of the Lung; Emphysema, Bullae, Blebs and Cysts; The Care of the Ambulatory Patient With Chronic Airways Obstruction; Sarcoidosis; and Pneumoconiosis. These titles cover the essential elements of chest disease and should give a foundation on which the medical student can build


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