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White, in the second edition of his excellent publication, gives a volume of discussion of the salient features of the occupational affections of the skin as encountered in his own practice and as gleaned from the literature of other countries. The conditions caused by the industries peculiar to the recent war are included in this volume.
The book is, however, broader in scope than its name implies for the whole subject of dermatoses of external origin is considered. It is, therefore, of special value to the dermatologist who will find in this collected and systematized study a truly remarkable fund of significant information on the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of a highly specialized field. The second edition is far superior to the first; it contains many new features, and a broader consideration of the topics of the earlier edition.
White objects to the terms "eczema" and "dermatitis" as applied to
OCCUPATIONAL AFFECTIONS OF THE SKIN: THEIR PREVENTION AND TREATMENT WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE TRADE PROCESSES AND AGENTS WHICH GIVE RISE TO THEM. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1920;2(4):526. doi:10.1001/archderm.1920.02350100114016