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The first section of volume II is completely revised. The author has not only brought the various laboratory methods down to date but he has revaluated their significance in clinical medicine. The first half of volume II deals, for the most part, with urine analysis and its clinical significance. Every phase of the subject has been completely revised. Long and tedious methods have been replaced by procedures that are easier to carry out without sacrifice of accuracy. The author has added a comprehensive discussion on urinary pigments and carefully revised the quantitative analytic methods. The microscopic examination of urinary sediment is unusually complete. Kidney and liver function tests and gallbladder visualization are discussed with reference to technic and clinical significance. The chapter on examination of sputum is concise but comprehensive. Special attention has been given to the bacteriologic examination of sputum; the detection and study of the tubercle bacillus is
Lehrbuch der klinischen Untersuchungsmethoden für Studierende und praktische Ärzte.. JAMA. 1933;101(5):395-396. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740300063047