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Neither conscientious physician nor fulltime investigator can keep currently informed of significant contributions to the huge clinical and research literature centered about the liver. The reasons for this information gap are many: partial answers to a single problem may appear in widely diverse journals; items pregnant with clinical implications are submerged in nonclinical publications; much information is outdated before publication; and many articles simply have to be read to be ignored. Increasing the number and size of journals corrects none of these deficiencies, textbook revisions rarely offer new information or insights, and topic-oriented symposia must ignore major areas of necessary
Progress in Liver Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. ;64:729. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-3-729_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(3):729.
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