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While only two years have elapsed since the completion of this series the advances have been sufficiently marked in many branches in medicine as to justify already a supplementary volume. In this one the articles have been prepared by men of first-class standing, Europe as well as America being liberally drawn on. As instances of this we may note Carl Beck on the Roentgen ray, Reginald Harrison on kidney disorders, Lydston on prostatic and urethral diseases, von Noorden on diabetes, Allen on skin diseases, Einhorn on diseases of the stomach, Vaughan on ptomains, toxins, etc., Sternberg on yellow fever, Shiga on bacillus dysentery, Babes on tetanus, etc., etc. Everyone who possesses the original series will want this volume as a compendium of the best data that have been accumulated since the beginning of its appearance and those who have not, will find it, in the main, an excellent statement of
Twentieth Century Practices. An International Encyclopedia of Modern Medical Science, by Leading Authorities of Europe and America.. JAMA. 1903;XL(15):1003. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490150055020