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July 1980

Dermatology in General Medicine

Arch Dermatol. 1980;116(7):846. doi:10.1001/archderm.1980.01640310116035

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"Our aim with this book is to place dermatology in the continuum of general medicine—to close the barrier of dermatology as a `specialty' and bring it into the purview of the general physician." This goal set by the authors was met with precision and accuracy, which makes reading Dermatology in General Medicine a rewarding experience. Although only in its second edition, this book takes its rightful place as a standard reference and superb text about skin disease.

The basic scientific information and clinical and therapeutic materials will provide any physician or interested scientist with an excellent continuing medical educational reference. Trainees, students, and physicians with varying levels of experience and sophistication about dermatology will find valuable information in every section of the book. That many of the contributors bring their special knowledge from the border areas of the dermatologic world and integrate their offerings with those in the mainstream of

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