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July 18, 1931

A Manual of the Common Contagious Diseases.

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By Philip Moen Stimson, A.B., M.D., Associate in Pediatrics, Cornell University Medical College. Cloth. Price, $3.75. Pp. 353, with 42 illustrations. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1931.

JAMA. 1931;97(3):202. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730030052035

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In this book is found a clear discussion of the common contagious diseases, preceded by remarks on the principles of contagion and serum reactions. Among the diseases discussed is Vincent's angina. The management of the contagious diseases in the home, in day schools and in boarding schools is also outlined. Consequently, the book has additional value for the school physician. The material is clearly and concisely presented and conforms to recognized modern practices.

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