February 7, 1931

Laboratory Medicine: A Guide for Students and Practitioners.

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By Daniel Nicholson, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Manitoba. Cloth. Price, $6. Pp. 433, with 109 illustrations. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1930.

JAMA. 1931;96(6):463. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720320063032

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The purpose of this book, as expressed by the author, is to provide in detail information on the indications, methods and interpretations of useful tests that a medical practitioner should be able to perform. The increasing stress that is being placed on laboratory tests as an aid in medical diagnosis makes this book a distinct contribution to the practitioner. The author has not only collected material on laboratory methods, which he has brought down to date, but has indicated where they may be of most value as aids in diagnosis. The organization of the book is excellent and the material is in such form that every physician will find the information he desires set forth in a comprehensive manner. The author has wisely selected only those tests which are most useful in diagnosis and which at the same time may be performed with limited facilities. A special feature of the

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