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April 6, 1994

Dermatology in General Medicine

Author Affiliations

University of Missouri Health Sciences Center Columbia

 

vols 1 & 2, edited by Thomas B. Fitzpatrick, Arthur Z. Eisen, Klaus Wolff, Irwin M. Freedberg, and K. Frank Austen, 4th ed, 2979+ pp, with illus, $295, ISBN 0-07-909350-7, New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Publishing Co, 1993.

JAMA. 1994;271(13):1043. doi:10.1001/jama.1994.03510370097045

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Abstract

After four worthy editions, 10 000 pages, and 22 years of hard labor building an elegant textbook, Thomas Fitzpatrick and his coworkers can celebrate. This fourth edition is their masterpiece. It weighs a record 20 pounds, is nearly 3000 pages long, and has elegant new integrated color photographs and, at long last, an enhanced index. Most important, the authors show renewed enthusiasm for their job with extensive revisions, new concepts, and numerous up-to-date references.

This famous textbook has developed in parallel with the blossoming of dermatology over the last half century. As dermatologists seldom did before, today they share complex and important concerns with biochemists, microbiologists, immunologists, oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, and physicists. The specialty continues to succeed, as this book demonstrates, because the underpinning bioscience is flourishing.

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