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June 7, 1947

Outlines of Internal Medicine. Parts I-V

JAMA. 1947;134(6):561. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880230071032

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These outlines, prepared in five parts, present to the student a succinct fund of information relative to the bacteriology, physiology, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Part I includes infectious diseases, allergies and arthritis. Part II covers diseases of the blood, liver and biliary tract, pancreas and intestinal tract. Part in deals with the heart. Part IV is concerned with deficiency and metabolic diseases, while part v is devoted entirely to clinical chemistry and microscopy. In all sections the material is carefully compiled and well indexed, and the contents are largely confined to noncontroversial information. There is included enough history to interest the student, and a well selected bibliography follows each chapter. The material as organized should stimulate the student to pursue on his own a program of medical instruction which is much more valuable than attempting to cover the material in a series of didactic lectures with page assignments in

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