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July 25, 1896

System of Medicine, by many writers.

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Edited by Thomas Clifford Allbutt, M.A., M.D., LL.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.S., F.L.S., F.S.A. Volume 1. New York: Macmillan & Co., 66 Fifth Ave. London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd. 8o, cl. Price $5.00.

JAMA. 1896;XXVII(4):221-222. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430820049019

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This is the beginning of an elaborate "system," which is destined to become a very important addition to our literature. The work is a pioneer in many directions, as will be seen by glancing at the synopsis of this volume.

The first division contains articles on: 1, Medical Statistics; 2, Anthropology and Medicine; 3, On Temperament; 4, On the Laws of Inheritance in Disease; 5, Medical Geography of Great Britain; 6, Inflammation; 7, The Doctrine of Fever; 8, General Pathology of Nutrition; 9, General Pathology of New Growths; 10, Principles of Drug Therapeutics; 11, Climate in Treatment of Disease; 12, Artificial Aerotherapeutics; 13, Balneology and Hydrotherapeutics; 14, Medical Applications of Electricity; 15, Massage: Technique, Physiology and Therapeutic Indications; 16, General Principles of Dietetics in Disease, or the Feeding of the Sick; 17, Diet and Therapeutics of Children; 18, Nursing; 19, Hygiene of Youth: 30, Life Assurance.

After these comes the

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