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The eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth instalments of this reference handbook of therapeutics are now in hand, and with these this rather monumental work (in three volumes) is completed. The all embracing nature of this "lexicon" may perhaps be illustrated by the articles on the treatment of stuttering and other speach disturbance, and those on tooth extraction and the treatment of dental ailments, subjects usually not included in books of this kind. An appendix containing a list of medicinal agents, and one giving an exhaustive list of health resorts, chiefly those of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, are also to be found. For the general practitioner who reads German, these books would be a good investment, as they would bring to his desk the experience and advice of leading specialists in various lines of therapy. One cannot help wishing that a similar work in the English language might be undertaken and
Lexikon der gesamten Therapie des praktischen Arztes mit Einschluss der therapeutischen Technik. Unter Mitarbeit zahlreicher Fachgenossen.. JAMA. 1924;83(17):1359. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660170075039