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Although purporting to deal with clinical tropical medicine, the first volume of these symposiums relate largely to epidemiological and historical aspects of schistosomiasis, hepatitis, and American contributions to tropical medicine. The schistosomiasis section contains interesting papers on the ecology of the disease in Puerto Rico. The discussion by Ramos-Morales on clinical features is perhaps too concerned with personal experiences and does not mention new contributions by South American and Middle Eastern students of the disease.
The main shortcoming of this section is that certain material is out of date due to a 5-year delay in publication. Hence, the newer drugs
Clinical Tropical Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:165–166. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-78-1-165_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(1):165-166.
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