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Revista médica de Chile

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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.

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