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The Editors have designed this book for medical students. The title has been changed and the text expanded. The editors suceed in presenting a balanced text with adequate coverage of epidemiologic methods, principles of prevention, medical care, and health legislation. Although there is an intentional tendency in this edition to address a wider audience than medical students, that is who the prime audience of the book remains. The temptation of widening the scope of this useful text should be resisted; it will dilute the thrust of the book and diminish its attractiveness.
Seven chapters in the first section deal with
Preventive and Community Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;96:261–262. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-96-2-261_3
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