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December 7, 1963

Physical Diagnosis: A Physiologic Approach.

JAMA. 1963;186(10):963. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03710100101044

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In a simple, clear manner the authors explain to medical students three fundamentals of physical diagnosis: how to approach the patient, how to do each examination, and how to understand why certain signs are present. The book clings to a valued principle: never stray far from the bedside.

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