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October 9, 1937

The Patient and the Weather

JAMA. 1937;109(15):1222-1223. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780410060022

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The present volume is only part I of the fourth volume of a complete set. How long it will be until this masterpiece of research has been completed, one can hardly tell. Single volumes and parts of volumes have been appearing from time to time for several years, and the end is by no means in sight. Volume II, volume III and part of volume I have already been reviewed in these pages, and a small picture of what the writer is trying to do has been presented. The vast amount of material collected by Petersen and his assistants can scarcely be expressed in words. In fact, this book is the type of thing which one is accustomed to find coming from European authors who, it must be admitted, have manifested little of the originality or of the clearness of thought that the present author has and match him only

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