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Physical Diagnosis.

Physical Diagnosis. 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 teaching of physical diagnosis has always been a problem. As a separate discipline its origins go back a hundred years to Laënnec, Auenbrugger and Skoda. But gradually the technical methods, no longer a novelty, have been more and more absorbed into diagnosis in a broad sense. Most physicians eventually relearn physical diagnosis after years of practice, because the methods work only when used by one sensitive to the problems of disease who more or less knows what he is looking for. The reviewer predicts that as time goes by less and less emphasis will be placed on teaching physical diagnosis as such; this will be learned as an integral part of the general examination and study of patients. Meanwhile it may be said that this book is an excellent exposition of the subject according to present-day standards. As a matter of fact, as its size testifies, it goes somewhat http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Physical Diagnosis.

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 57 (2) – Feb 1, 1936

Physical Diagnosis.

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 teaching of physical diagnosis has always been a problem. As a separate discipline its origins go back a hundred years to Laënnec, Auenbrugger and Skoda. But gradually the technical methods, no longer a novelty, have been more and more absorbed into diagnosis in a broad sense. Most physicians eventually relearn physical diagnosis after years...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1936 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0730-188X
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1936.00170060238015
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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 teaching of physical diagnosis has always been a problem. As a separate discipline its origins go back a hundred years to Laënnec, Auenbrugger and Skoda. But gradually the technical methods, no longer a novelty, have been more and more absorbed into diagnosis in a broad sense. Most physicians eventually relearn physical diagnosis after years of practice, because the methods work only when used by one sensitive to the problems of disease who more or less knows what he is looking for. The reviewer predicts that as time goes by less and less emphasis will be placed on teaching physical diagnosis as such; this will be learned as an integral part of the general examination and study of patients. Meanwhile it may be said that this book is an excellent exposition of the subject according to present-day standards. As a matter of fact, as its size testifies, it goes somewhat

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Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 1936

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