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Two physicians, who are obviously interested in the clinical enigmas of chronic illness, have prepared a 10-year follow-up of their original book. In the first part they have reviewed the present methods of treatment of the principal chronic diseases seen in practice. Each chapter starts with a "Note to Non-Physicians." Since so much of the day-to-day treatment of the chronically ill is left to families and to paramedical personnel, this is a welcome innovation.
The second part, entitled "General Principles," describes the role of the modern physician, the family, the nurse, social worker, physical therapist, occupational therapist, and the nursing
Medical Care and Rehabilitation of the Aged and Chronically Ill.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:1108–1109. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-5-1108_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(5):1108-1109.
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