April 1953

Medical Licensure Examinations: Topical Summaries and Questions.

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By Harold Rypins. Edited by Walter L. Bierring, M.D., with the collaboration of a review panel. Seventh edition. Price, $8.00. Pp. 856. J. B. Lippincott Company, 227-231 S. 6th St., Philadelphia 5; Aldine House, 10-13 Bedford St., London, W.C.2; 2083 Guy St., Montreal, 1952.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1953;91(4):576. doi:10.1001/archinte.1953.00240160162019

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It seems a pity that examinations for medical licensure must to such a large extent be tests of memory rather than understanding. Since this is the case, however, this book seems the ideal compendium for those who wish to find stated in brief and understandable form the facts of medical science. Anyone who can answer the lists of questions presented at the end of each chapter can no doubt pass his examinations without difficulty.

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