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The Role of Physical Exam in Pneumonia – An Oslerian Relic or a Modern Hidden Gem?

I am probably not the only one who doubts the utility of the physical exam in the diagnosis of disease. Indeed, when looking at the imaging modalities that we have at hand, including CT, MRI, PET, Echo, ultrasound, and how quickly we can get any of these studies now, the physical exam seems to be

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