MILES J. BREUER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The science of diagnosis is by this time fairly well advanced. The physical and laboratory findings of known pathological conditions have been thoroughly worked out, are well described in numerous and excellent texts, and are efficiently taught in the schools. Methods of examining, of performing tests, of eliciting signs, have been developed to a fairly high degree of perfection. Students are systematically drilled in them, and practitioners have access to an infinite store of literature dealing with them.
Yet, with the vast accumulation of diagnostic material freely available, and with all the students systematically put through the drill in it
BREUER MJ. Suggestions for Effectiveness in Diagnosis. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:57–62. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-1-57
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(1):57-62.
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