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One is perhaps most impressed by the very clever arrangement of "The Compleat Pediatrician." Only after a study of the rather simple instructions for its use can the book be fully appreciated.
Its outstanding purpose is its aid in diagnosis, which is accomplished by a grouping of symptoms. The symptoms and diseases have been arranged into seven chapters on the basis of the anatomical system most often involved. Each of the chapters starts with a list of symptoms and signs involving that particular system, together with a list of the diseases which cause them most frequently.
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The Compleat Pediatrician.. Ann Intern Med. ;13:2181–2182. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-11-2181_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(11):2181-2182.
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