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There are 130 contributors to the make-up of this textbook on Medicine. Most of these contributors are teachers of medicine in University Medical Schools, and the list contains many well-known names among the older internists of this country, and a goodly sprinkling of the younger generation. The rapid growth of medical science during the last few years has made it almost impossible for a single individual to master the entire field. Specialism has necessarily split up the field of internal medicine into cardiologists, gastro-enterologists, specialists in diseases of the chest, kidneys, etc., and it requires a life-time to develop each
A Textbook of Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1928;2:233–234. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-2-2-233
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(2):233-234.
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