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Martini's Principles and Practice of Physical Diagnosis

JAMA. 1935;104(26):2391. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760260079036.
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Dr. Martini dedicates this book "to teaching the essentials of seeing, hearing, and feeling in their relation to the body in health and disease. The training of these three faculties represents the foundation without which the development of the student of medicine is impossible." Most works on physical diagnosis are so voluminous that they can be used only for reference. This little volume can be carried in the pocket to be used as a guide and ready reference by the student. Chapters are devoted to general examination, to examinations of the respiratory and circulatory system, and to an examination of the abdominal organs. Outlines for history taking and recording of physical examination are appended. The work is concise and thorough and can be highly recommended as a handbook for students.

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