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August 13, 1932

A Practice of Medicine.

JAMA. 1932;99(7):587. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740590067041

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Since this work was first published, in 1883, it has been in constant demand and has been translanted into seven different languages. At the death of the author, in 1925, Professor Seyfarth of Leipzig undertook the revision of the book. He has maintained the original arrangement of the text as well as the emphasis on the clinical aspect of disease. Strümpell was prominent as a clinician and throughout his previous editions he emphasized the importance of clinical study and observation and the correlation of external symptoms with internal pathologic conditions. In this edition Dr. Seyfarth has attempted to maintain the ideals of Strümpell and has not overstepped the limits of a practical textbook of medicine. Many new therapeutic and diagnostic measures have been introduced since the last edition of the book, but the author has included only those which he himself has tested and found useful. The first volume consists

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