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Every physician should have some knowledge of the history of his profession. The choice of which one to study or possess is a difficult one since no one, in writing a history of medicine, can stress exactly the points each reader might be most interested in. Dr. Guthrie of Edinburgh has produced both a scholarly and a highly readable volume. He quotes so much from his sources that in this respect it is a better source book than many histories. The sources are adequately cited on each page, at the end of each chapter, and in a classified bibliography given
A History of Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. ;27:646. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-4-646_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(4):646.
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