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July 16, 1938

Anniversary Volume: Scientific Contributions in Honor of Joseph Hersey Pratt on His Sixty-Fifth Birthday

JAMA. 1938;111(3):278. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790290064034

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The group of papers here assembled represents a tribute to Dr. Joseph H. Pratt from his friends and students. It constitutes a tribute in the German manner of the festschrift to one of the ablest and best known of American physicians. It was hoped to include articles from Professors Krehl of Heidelberg and Morawitz of Leipzig, but their deaths unfortunately prevented these contributions. The individual papers, many of which have been published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, cover a wide range of subjects in experimental and clinical medicine. Among them may be mentioned those on the cardiac neurosis by White and Glendy, Bacillus Friedländer infections by Baehr and his associates, vitamin C and infection by Faulkner and Taylor, adrenal cortical tumor by Lawrence, effect of vitamin C on culture of tubercle bacilli by Heise and Steenken, several on various phases of medical history, and three on gout. Certainly no

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