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June 8, 1940

The Waiting Room

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By Helen Irving Oehler. Cloth. Price, $1. Pp. 77. New York: Fortuny's, Publishers, 1940.

JAMA. 1940;114(23):2329. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810230059038

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The author—a nurse—has collected reminiscences, anecdotes and personal observations of medicine and its practice. She talks about her operation and her experiences. She wants a doctor for the future who will be a specialist with a general practitioner's soul, and she knows that she does not want socialized medicine.

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