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November 18, 1950

Saw-Ge-Mah (Medicine Man)

JAMA. 1950;144(12):1045. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02920120069049

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Abstract

Saw-Ge-Mah means medicine man. This novel is the story of a man who as a boy dreamed of becoming a physician and who lived to see his dreams fulfilled and to become a successful practitioner. As would be expected of a novel, action, romance and emotions fill some of the pages. It is a human story written by a physician who apparently was determined in his writing to make the characters in the book live up to a personal philosophy to "make every move an adventure." Many will find entertainment in this volume. Others will turn from it with a sense of regret that it almost seems impossible today to read a novel in which action and romance are intertwined without there being a free play on sex. The author has attempted to make this book a case history of a man who is determined to be a physician and

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