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Any new edition of Cecil warrants close attention, particularly this one. The publisher bills it as Volume III of the International Textbook of Medicine, Volume I being Pathophysiology: The Biological Principles of Disease, edited by Lloyd H. Smith, Jr., and Samuel O. Thier; and Volume II being Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, edited by Abraham I. Brunde. Loyal Cecil fans need not fear: The appearance of the trio does not mean that the Textbook of Medicine has been pruned. For example, infectious diseases continue to be comprehensively covered. Even smallpox, whose eradication may rank as medicine's greatest achievement, has been
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Review of General Internal Medicine. A Self-Assessment Manual.. Ann Intern Med. ;98:270. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-2-270_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(2):270.
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