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This is Part 1 of the "Klinische Lehrkurse" of the Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift, which appeared in that journal in 1922. The object is to present to the general worker in a simple form the methods for his daily work and to discuss the diseases in which findings of special value may be obtained from such examination. Theoretical considerations are avoided as much as possible, attention being especially directed to the diagnosis that may be made by these simple examinations. In his discussion of the technic, the author states that the examination of the fresh specimen, the study of the stained slide, and the estimation of the hemoglobin are all that the busy practitioner needs, the cell counts being usually superfluous for his daily work. There are eleven chapters, one of which details the simple methods necessary, the others outlining the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of various blood diseases. The book
Die Blutkrankheiten in der Praxis.. JAMA. 1923;81(14):1227. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650140071038