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January 15, 1916

The Medical Clinics of Chicago.

JAMA. 1916;LXVI(3):211-212. doi:10.1001/jama.1916.02580290055027

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These clinics are patterned after the Murphy Clinics; they differ from the latter in that this enterprise covers general medicine, and includes reports of clinics conducted by many men, whereas the others are the clinics of one man and are devoted to surgery. Three numbers have already been issued, and the subjects discussed include general medicine, pediatrics, ophthalmology, neurology and dermatology. They represent the clinics of ten physicians, conducted in four different institutions, the chief of which is the Cook County Hospital. Naturally, the character of the clinics varies: in some the men make their talks in brief, concise form, and give a clear conception of the cases, with emphasis on the important points connected with each; others are not so careful in the presentation of their cases. From the former, of course, the reader gets a clear concept of the case; the latter, while not valueless, are not so

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