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"Common things most commonly occur"! John Fry has set out in this book the realities of life in the front line of the battle against ill health. An introductory chapter examines the nature of health and disease, the levels of care available, and describes the types of illness that are most often seen in general or family practice. Each of the subsequent chapters surveys a common disease, outlining frequency, clinical presentation, course, management, and outcome. We find headings such as "Catarrhal Children," "Chronic Bronchitis," "High Blood Pressure," "Anemia," "The Acute Back," and "Emotional Disorders in General—Depression in Particular." The content
Common Diseases: Their Nature Incidence and Care.. Ann Intern Med. ;82:437–438. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-3-437_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(3):437-438.
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