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Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue.

Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The large majority of medical books published today are made up to a great extent of information copied from other books, monographs, and papers. Sometimes this gives us a wise distillate. Often it simply reiterates error which is long established. Many books are the musty dregs of stale data and outmoded ideas. There is a majestic inertia about communicating in medicine. Only rarely do we find a book written by someone who has made real contributions to clinical medicine through an analysis of the natural history of disease, the thoughtful study of kindreds with heritable diseases, and the evolution of a fruitful synthesis from such studies and observations. Such we have in McKusick's book entitled "Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue." Using Sir Archibald E. Garrod, Jonathan Hutchinson, and Parkes Weber as his mentors and guides, he has explored the realms of heritable diseases of the connective tissue, inborn errors of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue.

A.M.A. Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 101 (4) – Apr 1, 1958

Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue.

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The large majority of medical books published today are made up to a great extent of information copied from other books, monographs, and papers. Sometimes this gives us a wise distillate. Often it simply reiterates error which is long established. Many books are the musty dregs of stale data and outmoded ideas. There is a majestic inertia about...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1958 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0888-2479
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1958.00260160160018
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The large majority of medical books published today are made up to a great extent of information copied from other books, monographs, and papers. Sometimes this gives us a wise distillate. Often it simply reiterates error which is long established. Many books are the musty dregs of stale data and outmoded ideas. There is a majestic inertia about communicating in medicine. Only rarely do we find a book written by someone who has made real contributions to clinical medicine through an analysis of the natural history of disease, the thoughtful study of kindreds with heritable diseases, and the evolution of a fruitful synthesis from such studies and observations. Such we have in McKusick's book entitled "Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue." Using Sir Archibald E. Garrod, Jonathan Hutchinson, and Parkes Weber as his mentors and guides, he has explored the realms of heritable diseases of the connective tissue, inborn errors of

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A.M.A. Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1958

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