February 20, 1909

Modern Medicine. Its Theory and Practice. In Original Contributions by American and Foreign Authors.

JAMA. 1909;LII(8):659. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.02540340057022

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This volume is devoted to diseases of the alimentary tract, and is divided into ten chapters, as follows: 1, introductory discussion on the diseases of the digestive apparatus, by Charles G. Stockton; 2, diseases of the mouth and salivary glands, by David Riesman; 3, diseases of the esophagus, by John McRae; 4, functional diseases of the stomach, by Julius Friedenwald; 5, organic diseases of the stomach, by Charles F. Martin; 6, diseases of intestines, by Alfred Stengel; 7, diseases of the peritoneum, by Humphrey Davy Rolleston; 8, Splanchnoptosis, enteroptosis, or Glénard's disease, by Thomas R. Brown; 9, diseases of the pancreas, by Eugene L. Opie; 10, diseases of the liver, gall bladder and biliary ducts, by A. O. J. Kelly. The volume is probably one of the most evenly balanced in the series and the amount of space assigned to the different topics seems to be in good proportion to

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