Clinical medicine

  • George E. Burch
Part of the FASEB Monographs book series (FASEBM, volume 1)


This chapter summarizes some of the most important advances of the past 30 years in knowledge of diseases and in methods for maintaining health and caring for the sick. Apart from accidents, such as broken legs and body burns, a person becomes ill when an infectious or toxic agent from outside attacks his body or when internal mechanisms go wrong, as in aging or in certain inherited diseases.


Sickle Cell Anemia Clinical Medicine Inborn Error Pernicious Anemia Maple Syrup Urine Disease 
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Selected Additional Reading

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© Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 1972

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