This encyclopedia on nontuberculous diseases of the chest is an important addition to current medical literature. The 37 contributors have covered the subject completely and succinctly, with an evenness of style and balance of space indicative of careful planning and excellent editing. No other available book on this subject is at all comparable to this one as a textbook for students or as a reference book for practicing physicians or for those who specialize in diseases of the chest. For any phase of this broad subject the reader may be interested, there is an authoritative article and a beginning bibliography.
Nontuberculous Diseases of the Chest. JAMA. 1954;156(15):1466. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.02950150088030