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The author's purpose is to present to the general practitioner the essential points in the diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and allied conditions. In this edition he has added thirteen chapters including 100 new illustrations. Almost every page has been revised in order to present the latest information on the subject. New chapters have been added on penicillin, psychogenic factors in rheumatic diseases, rheumatic manifestations of tropical diseases, recent advances in arthritis and allied conditions, and common mistakes in arthritis and allied conditions. Summaries have been boxed, so that they are easily available for persons with limited time for reading. Diagnostic features and therapy have been written primarily for the general practitioner, so that he can diagnose and care for his patients with arthritis. The sections on gold therapy, sulfonamides and penicillin include important recent developments in these fields. One feature of this edition is the chapter that
Arthritis and Allied Conditions. JAMA. 1945;127(13):879. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860130139022