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September 23, 1939

Medical State Board Examinations: Topical Summaries and Answers. An Organized Review of Actual Questions Given in Medical Licensing Examinations Throughout the United States

JAMA. 1939;113(13):1250. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800380068039

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While the author admits in the preface that medical schools are in a better position than examining boards to test the student's academic or encyclopedic knowledge, he has designed this book apparently for the average American medical graduate, who, while admittedly well prepared for the practice of his profession, may approach the ordeal of the licensing examination with some trepidation. The compendium represents a careful study of licensing examinations throughout the United States and for this reason may assist those physicians who desire to select and rearrange in an intelligent and practical manner the material they were given during their undergraduate years.

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