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The growth of the medical literature is tightly coupled to the growth of information on new medical problems and technology, as shown by the literature on the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). In less than a decade, journal articles, new journals, books, newsletters, and indexes on AIDS have themselves become a new, large part of medical publishing. How can the physician who must keep well informed on the myriad clinical problems presented by AIDS find needed information? The day when physicians could be adequately informed about new clinical developments by consistently reading only two or three journals has long passed.A well-conceived
Compact Library: AIDS: Medical Literature Moves Toward Its Future. Ann Intern Med. 1988;109:694. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-109-9-694
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