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May 5, 1956

Practitioners' Conferences Held at the New York Hospital—Cornell Medical Center. Volume 3

JAMA. 1956;161(1):116. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970010118046

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The third volume of this publication presents, in the same manner as its predecessors, the edited and summarized panel discussions arising from a continuing series of bedside conferences on various clinical subjects that have been sponsored for physicians of the New York area. The panelists are outstanding authorities from that area. The current volume comprises 11 conferences, each of which forms a separate chapter and deals with such topics as the detection of early cancer, ulcerative colitis, tumors of the brain, and the common cold and its complications. As in previous volumes, the discussions are preserved in their original dialogue form, which makes for interesting reading. The discussions have been well edited and brought up-to-date. The names of the panelists appear at the beginning of each chapter, and each chapter concludes with a summary by the editor plus a list of references. No index is provided, but the subject matter

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