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Logo of mjafiGuide for AuthorsAbout this journalExplore this journalMedical Journal, Armed Forces India
Med J Armed Forces India. 1999 October; 55(4): 378.
Published online 2017 June 26. doi:  10.1016/S0377-1237(17)30381-7
PMCID: PMC5531960


Reviewed by AS KASTHURI, VSM

Pages: Part 1=447, Part II=188. Price Part I=Rs.250/-, Part II=150/-. Soft cover, ISBN No. Part I=81–86358-76–5, Part II=81–86358-82-X.

This book has been written for undergraduate students but should also be useful for post-graduate students and practising physicians. The author has discussed the history taking, clinical signs, differential diagnosis & management in the form of questions & answers which students may encounter during the examination. The Part I of the book gives a comprehensive account of clinical methods & their interpretations while Part II deals with emergency medicine, X-rays, ECG & drugs in a language that can be easily understood by undergraduate students. Clinical photographs are very clear and useful. The readers will benefit from the lucid description of various aspects of internal medicine.

The cost of the book is reasonable & should be affordable by undergraduates. The references have not been mentioned for further reading by post-graduate students and physicians. This book is recommended for medical students, house officers working in wards & medical libraries.

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