HENRY A. CHRISTIAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Physicians can be divided into two great groups, those that are learning and those that are forgetting, those that each year know more, and those that each year know less. There seems no third group, those that are stationary.
A few physicians increase in knowledge from within and grow from their own doing. These are the innate investigators. The rank and file require outside help to grow and to progress. Books, meetings, contacts, discussions, teachers, are our armamentarium for progress. Like the "spring tonic" of past days, all of us need some of this medicine, at least annually, better if
CHRISTIAN HA. PROGRESS OR RETROGRESS. Ann Intern Med. 1934;7:1048. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-7-8-1048_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(8):1048.
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