January 25, 1902

Clinical Hematology. A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood, with Reference to Diagnosis.

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By John C. DaCosta, Jr., M.D., Assistant Demonstrator of Clinical Medicine, Jefferson Medical College; Hematologist to the German Hospital, etc. Containing 8 Full-page Colored Plates, 3 Charts, and 48 Other Illustrations. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Co. 1901.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(4):262. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480040048017

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Hematology has grown with remarkable rapidity during recent years. The present work is in every respect a worthy companion of its predecessors in the same field in this country, namely, the books by Cabot and by Ewing. The purpose is to furnish a practical guide to blood examination by methods adapted to routine clinical work and to furnish the data necessary to interpret the findings according to their true values as clinical signs. The style is clear and pleasing. The colored illustrations made by Mr. E. F. Faber show artistic skill and faithful reproductions of structural details. The information furnished seems to be all that any one may expect in a book of nearly 500 pages and it is arranged in a very practical and satisfactory manner. The references to the literature are given at the bottom of the pages, and they are arranged in uniform manner, the year, volume,

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