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Medicine Made Clear: House Calls from a Maine Country Doctor

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By LaCombe Michael A.. . 313 pages. Dirigo Books; , Woodstock, Maine: , 1990.. $21.95.

Ann Intern Med. 1990;113(3):259-260. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-113-3-259_5
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Dr. LaCombe has written a book for patients: how to select a doctor; how to live so as to minimize the risks of disease; how to get out of bad habits; how to live with the common problems of heart disease, cancer, arthritis; how to make sexuality a part of a whole life and not just an occasional act; and not only how to live but also how to die. But here is a for-patients book that could be profitably read by physiciansin-training and by physicians who have become preoccupied with the patient's disease rather than the patient. Here is



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