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Unlike covers of paperbacks at airport terminals and cut-rate drugstores that give clues to content, the jacket of this book offers little evidence of what it encloses: lists of questions to be asked by medical history takers and lists of statements from which a description of the physical examination could be composed. Although the authors suggest that these lists will help the uncertain to increase their proficiency in the use of English and the insecure to become comfortable with hospital routines and polished in record keeping, it is difficult to understand how these aims can thus be achieved. If the
Manual of History Taking, Physical Examination and Record Keeping.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;82:439. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-3-439_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(3):439.
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