Revista médica de Chile
versión impresa ISSN 0034-9887
YOUNG, PABLO; FINN, BÁRBARA C; PELLEGRINI, DÉBORA y BRUETMAN, JULIO E. Hutchinson and his history. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2010, vol.138, n.3, pp.383-387. ISSN 0034-9887. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872010000300021.
The prolific life of Jonathan Hutchinson is reviewed. The importance of triads, a set of signs and symptoms that lead to the suspicion of the presence of one or more clinical entities, that are a demonstration of associative thinking, is also discussed. Nowadays, when technology plays a very important role in medicine, we would like to underscore the value of history taking and physical examination as useful clinical tools.
Palabras clave : History of Medicine; Medical history taking; Physical examination.