Medicine: Here's Your Hat!

"The family doctor is indispensable to the community and the nation . . . nine times out of ten he is as well able to handle a case as the specialist is; and . . . if the profession does not take care, the family doctor will vanish. . . . The medical profession, by its drift toward specialization, is handing the family doctor his hat and showing him the door. At the same time, we the general practitioners are implored to stay, but we cannot long survive the economic competition with superspecialism. It...

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