April 1927

Collected Papers, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich.

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Price, $8. New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1926.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1927;39(4):603-604. doi:10.1001/archinte.1927.00130040141016

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Like any book compiled of collected papers, this volume contains many current articles on more or less unrelated subjects. The main portion of the work is comprised of forty-three articles by members of the staff of the Henry Ford Hospital covering a period of ten years, from 1915 to 1925. With few exceptions, notably the articles by McClure on "The History of Transfusion of Blood" and "Pernicious Anemia," the contributions are taken from the recent literature. The major portion of the work which is presented in some of the articles was done at institutions other than the Henry Ford Hospital. In nearly all instances, the articles are reprinted from journals of well recognized high standing, so that many of them have been reviewed previously.

The contribution by Davidson on "Tannic Acid in the Treatment of Burns" is worthy of special note. His conclusions are conservative and seem to be well

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