T. ADDIS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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There are in the main two sorts of men interested in Bright's disease. We may call them the clinical scientists and the clinical practitioners. They are separated by a difference in their-aims. The ultimate aim of the clinical scientist is to disentangle from the chaos of the accidental and nonessential the general laws which govern the course of the disease. He searches for what is constant and measurable and turns aside from anything individual and concrete since such things are variable and cannot be measured. He reduces his observations on the living patient to something so cold, neutral, and generalized
ADDIS T. Science and Practice in Bright's Disease12. Ann Intern Med. ;6:1077–1079. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-8-1077
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(8):1077-1079.
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