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This is practically a new work and embodies what has been proved reliable of the newer technic of the last few years. Operative procedures are grouped in a separate chapter and are described in an excellent manner. There is a chapter on the care and sterilization of various instruments, and the book throughout emphasizes the necessity of acquiring a true aseptic conscience, which is unfortunately still too rare among men handling pus cases. The importance of thorough, systematic and careful examination is emphasized and special attention paid to the laboratory side of diagnosis. Dr. Keyes makes a plea not only for an etiologic diagnosis, but for an exact, locaizing, anatomic one as well. In discussing treatment a nice sense of discrimination is shown and principles are taught that can be easily followed.
There is a chapter on syphilis which is out of place in a work of this sort; also
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