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September 22, 1923

Blutkrankheiten und Blutdiagnostik.

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Lehrbuch der klinischen Hämatologie. Von Dr. med. Otto Naegeli, o. ö. Professor der inneren Medizin an der Universität Zürich. Fourth edition. Cloth. Price, $6.20. Pp. 587, with 62 illustrations. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1923.

JAMA. 1923;81(12):1043. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650120075035

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This edition has been much enlarged and improved, especially by the introduction of many colored plates showing various types of normal red and white cells and also the blood pictures in various diseases. These plates are especially well done, and add greatly to the value of the book. Almost every section of the work has been enlarged, so that the work partakes of the nature of an encyclopedia of hematology. The sections dealing with technic are, perhaps, much more brief than is usual with works of this character, but sufficient is given to cover the field in an entirely adequate manner. As in most of the German works on the blood, almost no mention is made of the immense field of chemical examination of the blood, beyond the usual stereotyped discussion of the physicochemical characteristics, such as determination of the viscosity, estimation of albumin and globulin, and determination of specific

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