August 1928

Trabajos y publicaciones de la clinica del Professor Pedro Escudero.

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By Edmund Andrews. Volume 2. Price, $12.00. Buenos Aires: El Ateneo, Florida 371, 1926.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1928;42(2):311. doi:10.1001/archinte.1928.00130200163013

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This second volume of the publications of Escudero's clinic contains fortynine articles. The caliber of the work is easily up to the high standard of the first volume, and the reviewer regrets that the material of our South American colleagues cannot be made available to speakers of English as ours is to them in the Spanish Edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Owing to lack of space only a few of the important communications are mentioned in this review.

Much of the volume is taken up with careful studies on the value of the highfat diet in diabetes. This series of articles, mostly by Escudero himself, is an accurate and painstaking analysis of many cases in which the Allen method of treatment is used. The results of these studies are favorable.

Another interesting set of reports is that concerning the series of biopsies of bone marrow made

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