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July 1931

A Synopsis of Medicine.

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By Henry Letheby Tidy, M.A., M.D., B.Ch. (Oxon.), F.R.C.P. (London), Physician to St. Thomas's Hospital. Fifth edition, revised. Cloth. Price, $6. Pp. 1,032, with index. New York: William Wood & Company, 1930.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1931;48(1):169. doi:10.1001/archinte.1931.00150010174012

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Abstract

The general arrangement of the book follows that of Osler and McCrae's "Principles and Practice of Medicine," and the special arrangement of headings and types is on the same system as in Groves' "Synopsis of Surgery"; the book was planned as a companion volume to the latter reference.

To quote from the preface, "It is hoped that the book may be of assistance to those who have to revise rapidly their knowledge of medicine in general or of some disease in particular; to the worried student whose final examinations are within sight and to the hurried practitioner from whose ken they have long passed, possibly even to the teacher with a lecture to prepare and to the examiner who, for the purposes of a vive voce, desires to renew for a brief period his knowledge of any of the essential details of medicine. The `Synopsis' cannot replace a textbook to

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