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The Doctor: His Career, His Business, His Human Relations

JAMA. 1951;146(9):877. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670090109045.
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The medical student, the recent graduate, and the mature physician will each find much of interest and value in this book. It is written from the standpoint of a general practitioner of broad experience and of a thoughtful student of many of the problems that impinge on medicine today. It offers excellent advice and guidance to the young physician about to enter practice on such practical matters as location, selection, and equipment of an office and the various procedures necessary to establish oneself in a community. It goes further and instructs him on how to adjust himself to his colleagues, to organized medicine, to his patients, and to society as a whole.

The discussion of many of the problems of medicine are brief and often didactic, since they merely express the author's views on a number of highly debatable subjects. Certain of these problems are oversimplified, but their presentation should

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