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This is an attempt to cover the entire field indicated by the title in the form of a continued readable discussion, a most difficult enterprise in view of the great breadth of the field and the impossibility that any one man can acquire a thorough knowledge of more than a few of the topics considered. In view of the inherent difficulties of the project, it must be admitted that it has been well done. There is a good balancing of the various topics, and the exposition is generally clear and easily followed. Such a book should be very valuable for all students of medicine, both before and after graduation. Intended as a statement of current knowledge, no attempt is made to go into all details or to cover any topic exhaustively, but the relation between cause and effect is well brought out. The bibliography is limited to indicating works which
Allgemeine und experimentelle Pathologie nach Vorlesungen für Studierende und Aerzte.. JAMA. 1924;83(3):215–216. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660030053034