August 16, 1930

Strümpell-Seyfarth Lehrbuch der speziellen Pathologie und Therapie der inneren Krankheiten für Studierende und Ärzte.

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Band I. Von Dr. Med. et Phil. C. Seyfarth, a. o. Professor (für innere Medizin) an der Universität Leipzig. Twenty-ninth and thirtieth edition. Cloth. Price, 25 marks. Pp. 880, with 188 illustrations. Leipzig: F. C. W. Vogel, 1930.

JAMA. 1930;95(7):553. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720070091035

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This is really a reprinting with few alterations. In this volume the pages are numbered the same as in the twenty-eighth edition; the text is identical, page for page, with the edition printed last year, except in a few places where the use of finer type has allowed the introduction of new material. In a single small paragraph on page 397,comments are made on the failure to bring about any benefit by treating tuberculosis with serums supposed to possess curative properties. A remedy suggested by Friedmann consisting of a suspension of living bacilli of the tuberculosis of cold blooded animals, turtles especially, does possess, according to Seyfarth, some advantages as a vaccine useful in tuberculosis of bones and lymph glands, but not in pulmonary tuberculosis. Another short statement on page 398 sets forth details of the Gerson diet for tuberculosis and commends it when the disease is in the bones

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