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February 2, 1952

A Textbook of Pathology: Pathologic Anatomy in Relation to the Causes, Pathogenesis, and Clinical Manifestations of Disease

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By Robert Allan Moore, Edward Mallinckrodt Professor of Pathology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. Second edition. Cloth. $12.50. Pp. 1048, with 501 illustrations. W. B. Saunders Company, 218 W. Washington Sq., Philadelphia 5; 7 Grape St., Shaftesbury Ave., London, W.C.2, 1951.

JAMA. 1952;148(5):416. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.02930050088035

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In the second edition of this book, published six years after the first, new chapters on disturbances in the metabolism of enzymes, general considerations of the infectious diseases, and diseases peculiar to the aged have been added. Some of the original chapters have been subdivided, rearranged, or expanded to include changing concepts of pathology and the appearance of new diseases. All this has been satisfactorily accomplished with conciseness and clarity of style. The originality of thought and presentation that characterized the first edition are preserved. Dr. Moore begins with a consideration of some of the principles of general pathology from the standpoint of the underlying metabolic, chemical, and physical disturbances. The section on special pathology is presented etiologically, insofar as possible. Infectious diseases are discussed according to the portal of entry into the body. Following this are the diseases caused by physical and chemical agents and those due to dietary

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