By Otto Naegeli. Fifth revised edition. Price, 86 marks. Pp. 704, with 104 illustrations. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1931.
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Naegeli's clinical hematology in its fifth revised German edition probably contains as comprehensive analyses and descriptions of the various technics of examination of the blood as any text now published. It includes much more detailed information concerning the various morphologic structures and physicochemical constituents of the blood than any of the usual texts on laboratory technic. These matters concerning the various technical procedures, stains, morphology and variations of the erythrocytes and leukocytes are treated with attention to minute detail and a comprehensive bibliography. Many colored illustrations add greatly to the text. Extensive discussions are made, respectively, of the anemias, pernicious anemia, leukemia, pseudoleukemia and the changes of the blood with infectious diseases, helminthiasis, malignant tumors, poisons and blood toxins. Shorter sections are devoted to changes of the blood with paroxysmal hemoglobinuria and with diseases of the glands of internal secretion. Advanced students in hematology and clinicians, especially in internal
Blutkrankheiten und Blutdiagnostik: Lehrbuch der klinischen Hämatologie.. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1931;48(6):1243-1244. doi:10.1001/archinte.1931.00150070181022