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The preface states that this book is written for those who study or practice medicine in the tropics and subtropics, is not intended to be comprehensive, and should be used as an adjunct to a standard textbook of medicine. In fact, this statement is misleading; most of the contents of this book are better described in other texts of tropical or general internal medicine. Professor Adams' book is based on his wide clinical hospital-based experience with several diseases at King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban. As such it suffers from serious limitations in that most cases included describe patients who are
A Companion to Clinical Medicine in the Tropics and Subtropics.. Ann Intern Med. ;92:452. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-3-452_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(3):452.
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