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The high morbidity and mortality from liver disease has increased the need for clinical texts on hepatology to supplement special mongraphs and general texts. Whether a seasoned investigator and clinician of the author's stature should spend the time required to write a comprehensive text of this nature has been questioned. The effort in this instance is clearly worthwhile and deserves plaudits of all engaged in preventive medicine and patient care.
The chief virtue of Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System is single authorship and provision of a coordinated approach required for proper diagnosis and treatment of liver disease. The
Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System.. Ann Intern Med. ;70:243. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-1-243_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(1):243.
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