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This is the forty-ninth year book, written by English and Canadian authors. The editors' purpose is to furnish a digest of the world's medical literature, critically considered and reduced to a small bulk by competent authorities. As a rule, pathology is not included in the discussions, but particular attention is called to new and improved methods of diagnosis and treatment that seem promising. Each article is signed, so that the reader may know the identity of the author. The subjects are arranged alphabetically, and ample references are given.
The Annual has an interesting introduction by the editors which outlines many of the new and important advances in medicine during the year. These are covered in greater detail in the book. A section on diseases of the teeth is included in this edition. The articles are well written, and the authors have confined themselves to matters of importance. As must be
The International Medical Annual FOR 1931.. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1931;48(4):719. doi:10.1001/archinte.1931.00150040187013