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The value of this work is clearly shown by the demand. The author includes in Volume I the therapeutics of the diseases of the organs of digestion, the heart and blood vessels and of the blood and ductless glands, diseases of the respiratory organs, including a chapter on the prophylaxis and sanatorium treatment of phthisis, which is concluded in Volume II. The treatment of erysipelas and of hay fever has received additional consideration in Volume I, in which chapters the experience of American authors has been properly recognized. In Volume II the author discusses the treatment of diseases of the liver, urinary and renal affections, nervous system, constitutional diseases and specific infective diseases. Additional subjects also receive consideration which have not been considered in previous editions, such as paralysis agitans, cerebral tumors, cerebrospinal fever, rachitis, scurvy and purpura. The author treats the different subjects from the standpoint of the disease
A Manual of Medical Treatment or Clinical Therapeutics.. JAMA. 1903;XL(2):114. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490020046020