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September 28, 1901

Hygiene and Public Health.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(13):848-849. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470390050023

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This work appearing externally under the same title as the well known Parkes Hygiene so long before the profession, is really a new work under joint authorship in which the older one has been taken for a basis. The book is condensed in style and while specially adapted to English readers is nevertheless one that will be of value to students of hygiene in any part of the world. It has been written especially for English practitioners who are studying for the various public health diplomas, but its convenience as a reference book to others is not lessened thereby. The views of the authors on certain subjects, as for example, the use of alcohol, etc., are those that have been held in the past and not in all respects what modern reformers would advocate, that is to say they do not go to extremes. On the whole, the work will

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