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November 9, 1963

Physical Diagnosis: The History and Examination of the Patient.

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By John A. Prior and Jack S. Silberstein. 2nd ed. 455 pp. 277 illus. $8.50. C. V. Mosby Co., 3207 Washington Blvd, St. Louis 3, 1963

JAMA. 1963;186(6):614. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03710060100043

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During his transition from layman to physician the student needs many guiding hands. Physical Diagnosis, with its clear writing and precise illustrations, is a worthy guide. In this edition the authors have placed additional emphasis on special abdominal examinations, hearing evaluation, visual field testing, heart sound tracings, and mental examination.

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