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THE ANAMNESIS OF SURGICAL CASES:  ITS PECULIAR IMPORTANCE TO THE HOUSE PUPILS OF HOSPITALS AS A MEANS OF STIMULATING INTEREST IN HISTORY-TAKING

JOHN T. BOTTOMLEY, M.D.
JAMA. 1909;LII(18):1376-1378. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.25420440004001a.
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In Dr. M. H. Richardson's article1 on "The Significance of Clinical Histories Before and After the Operative Demonstration of the Real Lesion," attention is called from a high place to a much-neglected part of medical education and medical practice. So essential is the importance of careful, intelligent history-taking that our wonder must be the greater at its relative neglect not only in our medical schools but, strange to say, in the wards of our great hospitals. It should be somewhat of a reproach to us that such an article as Dr. Richardson's should be considered necessary. That it is both necessary and timely the visiting staffs of our hospitals will bear ample testimony.

I think we may safely assume that the average medical history in the record-books of a hospital is better taken than the average surgical history. A cursory examination of hospital records will indicate this. The reason

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