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April 1921

COMMON INFECTIONS OF THE KIDNEYS WITH THE COLON BACILLUS AND ALLIED BACTERIA, BASED ON A COURSE OF LECTURES DELIVERED AT THE LONDON HOSPITAL

Arch NeurPsych. 1921;5(4):490. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1921.02180280131015

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Abstract

This book is based on a series of lectures delivered by the author and deals with the common infections of the kidney, as well as infections of the prostate and testicle, about one half being devoted to the kidney. It is written in the author's usual clear, concise manner and gives the present-day views regarding the various lesions under discussion. The theoretical considerations are included in one chapter, an arrangement of distinct value in this type of book which, as the author says, is to serve the busy practitioner. The histories of cases on which the book is based are given in an appendix.

In his consideration of the treatment of the various types of colon infections of the kidney the author differentiates between those calling for surgical treatment, which he states comprise a small group, and those suitable for nonoperative management. The author is very much in favor of

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