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Questions and Answers: The Questions and Answers in This Book Have Been Selected from Those Published in The Journal of the American Medical Association Department of Queries and Minor Notes in 1937, 1938 and 1939

JAMA. 1940;114(2):186. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810020090041.
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The popularity of that department of The Journal known as Queries and Minor Notes has stimulated the collection in book form of about 500 questions and answers published in The Journal during the years 1937, 1938 and 1939. These have been selected because they concern subjects of great general interest and because of the high instructional value of the replies. The questions have been arranged according to the systems of the human body, beginning with the head, and also according to specific diseases such as diathetic and deficiency diseases. There are also questions on obstetrics, industrial medicine and many miscellaneous topics. The replies to the questions which are sent to The Journal are prepared by experts in the fields concerned, chosen from among the leaders in the United States and particularly from among those who have given special study to the problem that is raised. Every physican will find in


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