Herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. med. Ernst Loewenstein. Volume 1, Parts 1 and 2. Paper. Price, 40 marks, 5 pfennigs. Pp. 1044, with 62 illustrations. Berlin: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1923.
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This book represents an exhaustive consideration of the field of tuberculosis therapy. It has been planned to furnish to the practicing physician in collected form as much as possible of what is known concerning all aspects of the therapy of tuberculosis. While some features of the book will be of value chiefly to physicians of central Europe, the American may learn much by contrast with our own conditions. Most of the aspects of tuberculosis treatment are, of course, the same everywhere, and hence there will be much of value for all in a modern compilation such as this. Space does not permit comment on all the individual contributions. We note particularly the only one of the sections by an American, that on American tuberculosis clinics and welfare work by Walsh of Philadelphia. He takes as the origin of these successful institutions the clinic founded in 1891 by Flick in Philadelphia,
Handbuch der gesamten Tuberkulose-Therapie.. JAMA. 1923;81(9):775. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650090073042