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When the european or North American diagnostician learns to ask of his patient the question "Where have you been and when," the author will have accomplished the exhortative purposes of this book, since "the principal difficulty in diagnosing exotic diseases (imported diseases rarely seen at home) lies in the failure to think of them or to enquire into the patient's geographical history." This failure is really inexcusable in this day of rapid and frequent travel.
The remainder of the book is designed as a handbook to guide the physician who does ask the question and then does not know how
Exotic Diseases in Practice.. Ann Intern Med. ;64:483–484. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-2-483_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(2):483-484.
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