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March 18, 1939

Medicine in the Outpatient Department: An Introductory Handbook

JAMA. 1939;112(11):1101. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800110081033

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This excellent, simple book may be read with a great deal of pleasure and profit in about an hour. The author has collected many common experiences and routine procedures of medical practice which will help the student in his clinical study of the patient. Especially commendable is the collection of clinical maxims. Every student will appreciate these as his medical experience increases and every medical practitioner likewise will enjoy rereading them. This book supplies the long needed, practical suggestions so definitely lacking in the textbooks of physical diagnosis. It is a notable contribution.

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