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January 30, 1937

Text-Book of Pathology

JAMA. 1937;108(5):421. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780050077035

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This well known volume is intended primarily as a textbook for students of medicine; the subjects discussed have therefore been selected to present both the general scientific aspects of pathologic processes and those features of special pathology which are essential to the medical student in his approach to clinical medicine and surgery. About one fourth of the book deals with general pathology and the remainder with special subjects. The author in both sections makes an especial effort to correlate functional disturbances with structural changes. He is to be commended for having avoided the tendency of some authors to incorporate sections on bacteriology, parasitology and dermatology into textbooks of pathology; as a result, he has left the size of the book within convenient proportions. The many illustrations are well selected and the index has been carefully prepared. Students of medicine will find this book a well balanced presentation of modern

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