ROGER I. LEE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Somewhat over a medical generation ago, or at the beginning of the present century, the study of blood entered on what seemed to be a remarkably promising era. Hitherto, careful and exact studies of organs and tissues had been carried out largely after death. However, the advances in surgery were encouraging the development of a living pathology in contrast to a postmortem pathology. The internist was eager to study at the bedside the beginnings of disease, rather than to confine his attention to the study of end results in the autopsy room. The possibilities of living studies were obvious and
LEE RI. DEVELOPMENTS AND DISAPPOINTMENTS IN BLOOD STUDIES1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:1496–1502. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-12-1496
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(12):1496-1502.
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