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This, the fourth, volume of the American edition of Nothnagel's Practice keeps up the reputation which the previous volumes of this excellent work have made. It contains exhaustive monographs on the bronchi and emphysema and atelectasis by Hoffmann of Leipsic; in inflammation of the lungs by Aufrecht of Magdeburg-Altstadt; and on diseases of the pleura by Rosenbach of Breslau. It is edited by Dr. John H. Musser of Philadelphia. These monographs in the original hold an enviable place in German medical literature, each one being exhaustive, complete and authoritative and written by men specially fitted for the work. But the American edition is not only a reproduction in English, it is all of this and more, for the American editor has added much of value not included in the original and he has brought every part thoroughly up to date. This includes recent additions to our knowledge of the anatomy
Nothnagel's Practice of Medicine:. JAMA. 1903;XL(4):259. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490040055020