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The author of this volume has been for many years a reporter of scientific medical meetings in England. He has found it necessary to develop a great number of signs for medical words and phrases in order to gain speed. His book on the subject is largely a list of such signs, and a number of exercises to be practiced by the shorthand writer who wants to acquire speed in the medical field. In a brief introduction to his book, Mr. Dickinson explains some of the difficulties liable to be encountered. The volume will be exceedingly useful to any medical shorthand writer.
Medical Reporting in Pitman's Shorthand, Isaac Pitman, With an Introduction and Lists of Phraseograms, Outlines and Abbreviations.. JAMA. 1932;99(6):501. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740580069045