edited by Richard L. Dobson and Bruce H. Thiers, 407 pp, with illus, $29.95, Chicago, Year Book Medical Publishers, 1980.
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Like apple pie and motherhood, the venerable Year Book of Dermatology goes on and on. The 1980 version finally arrived for review six months late and probably a year will pass before the review is published. Will it make a difference? The editors have done a workman-like job (as have their predecessors) distilling the contents of more than 20,000 abstracts into a neat, evenhanded package. The world literature on dermatology in 1979, with some overlap on both sides, has been divided into 13 segments plus a
Epstein WL. 1980 Year Book of Dermatology. Arch Dermatol. 1981;117(9):602. doi:10.1001/archderm.1981.01650090084040