JOHN PARKINSON, M.D., F.R.C.P., F.A.C.P. (honorary)
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Patients will take precedence over physicians in my address, as in natural and chronologic order they do. There would be no physicians if there were no patients, and it is evident that the two groups do not see themselves as the others see them; so it is well to recognize the difference in their outlook. It will be a personal aspect which is presented to you, and my field in medicine, though large, has been circumscribed, so that I have less claim than some to the full title of physician. That cannot be so true today, when you have generously
PARKINSON J. THE PATIENT AND THE PHYSICIAN*. Ann Intern Med. 1951;35:307–314. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-35-2-307
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(2):307-314.
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