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August 14, 1948

Signs and Symptoms: Their Clinical Interpretation

JAMA. 1948;137(16):1496. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890500144033

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In this volume a number of competent practitioners present basic considerations in the diagnosis of disease, making altogether one of the most instructive books available for either specialists or general practitioners. The chapters are devoted to the taking of the history of the patient and the analysis of symptoms such as pain, headache, sore tongue and sore mouth, fever, unconsciousness, swelling, loss of motion cough and change of weight. Here in concentrated form is graduate education of high quality The illustrations are excellent and adequately supplement the text, as does a detailed index.

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