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This Russian volume, which presumably presents the views of the present Russian leaders in a special branch of medicine, has been read with interest. The Cumulative Index Medicus has been scanned over a period of six or seven years in an effort to identify the eleven authors who have contributed to the work, with failure to secure any enlightenment as to their hospital positions or previous researches and publications. It would seem that the translator has missed an opportunity in not furnishing this kind of information in an introduction, however short. He or the publishers also should have given the date of publication of the original Russian edition. The practical as well as the scientific value of the eleven monographs would be greatly enhanced if they had been accompanied by an index and by accurate documentation. While there is frequent reference throughout the entire book, by name and sometimes by
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