W. D. SUTLIFF, M.D.
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It is widely recognized that the subject of therapeutics has a great emotional appeal for the layman, and as a corrective measure a clear view of therapeutic possibilities is expected of the physician. But it is on the subject of therapy that the demands of practice strain the exercise of cool judgment to the utmost. The doctor may adopt either an exaggerated skepticism, or an exaggerated optimism, depending on his temperament. He is also nearly always subject to fashions in the use of certain popular methods of treatment. Due to such influences, no doubt, the element of belief as distinguished
SUTLIFF WD. ADEQUATE TESTS OF CURATIVE THERAPY IN MAN*. Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:89–97. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-10-1-89
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(1):89-97.
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