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June 17, 1950

Malariology: A Comprehensive Survey of All Aspects of This Group of Diseases from A Global Standpoint

JAMA. 1950;143(7):690-691. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910420078036

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Abstract

The editor of this reference work has been a malariologist for more than a score of years and is well qualified for his difficult task. He has obtained the cooperation of American and foreign contributors, including 12 from Great Britain, 2 each from Brazil and the USSR and 1 each from Australia, East Africa, France, India, Italy, Panama, South Africa and Venezuela. No aspects of malariology and no malarious areas of the world have been omitted from consideration. In fact, few medical reference books on a given disease have had better balance.

The 70 chapters of this authoritative and comprehensive survey of malariology include history, parasitology, entomology, epidemiology, pathology, clinical aspects, control and therapeutic malaria. Most standard technics for dealing with plasmodia, Anopheles mosquitoes, malaria surveys, larvicides, imagocides, ditching and other control measures are included, and the text is illustrated by over 400 figures. There appear to be no more

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