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Teaching medical problem-solving revolves around the handling of clinical data. In most medical schools and residency training programs problem solving is taught by example and absorbed by a kind of clinical osmosis. Formal efforts to assemble the bases of this activity are not common in most medical curricula. The author correctly points out that most current medical textbooks are not organized around how patients present to physicians, but are encyclopedias of disease. This book is an effort to present, in an organized fashion, the material required to handle clinical data and construct approaches to clinical diagnosis. The book is written
Problem Solving in Clinical Medicine: From Data to Diagnosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1985;103:484–485. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-103-3-484_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;103(3):484-485.
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