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The Doctor Explains

Nature volume 130, page 457 (24 September 1932) | Download Citation



IT would be difficult to present a more interesting and comprehensive account of progressive medical science and practice than that covered by this book. The author succeeds brilliantly in his endeavour to explain in untechnical language how the methods of treatment and diagnosis employed by modern physicians and surgeons are the results of research in many scientific fields, and his work should do much to promote intelligent interest in the preventive as well as the curative services of medicine. The book is an inspiring record of human thought and action towards the conquest of disease, and it will be read with both profit and pleasure not only by the laity but also by many general medical practitioners.

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