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Symptoms and signs are the language of disease and the initial communication between patient and doctor. This text, now in its fifth edition, is based on the assumption that an understanding of pathophysiology is the most reliable base from which to interpret clinical signs and symptoms. The editors introduce the volume with a fine overview of the physician's role in comprehensive care and outline the many areas in which he must be both informed and perceptive. They have assembled 39 essays, each dealing in depth with a common manifestation of disease. Taken together, these essays compose a broad and comprehensive
Signs and Symptoms.. Ann Intern Med. ;74:1019–1020. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-6-1019_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(6):1019-1020.
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