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The "information explosion" is a troublesome hurdle to those interested in hematology at the level of basic scientist, clinical specialist, physician, or student. Dr. Hall's first premise in his preface is that "the comprehension of abnormalities of the blood and their consequences serves the physician well in his practice." This broad challenge is seconded by his "belief that the physician can better retain the fundamentals of hematology if he avoids information that contributes neither to his understanding of concepts nor his management of patients."
The Blood in Disease is thus clinically oriented and is tuned to the practical aspects of
The Blood in Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1968;69:1340–1341. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-69-6-1340_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(6):1340-1341.
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