April 25, 1931

Doctor Serocold: A Page from His Day-Book.

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By Helen Ashton. Cloth. Price, $2.50. Pp. 305. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930.

JAMA. 1931;96(17):1430. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720430080040

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This novel, selected by one of the book clubs for distribution, has attracted wide general attention. It is reported that the author wanted to prove to her husband that a novel could be made of twenty-four hours in the life of a physician. Of particular interest is the manner in which the physical condition of the physician himself is reflected in his point of view and in his relationships with his patients, notwithstanding the fact that he is constantly motivated by the desire to be perfectly scientific and objective.

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