May 1936

The Stomach and Duodenum.

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By George B. Eusterman, M.D.; Donald G. Balfour, M.D., and members of the staff of the Mayo Clinic. Price, $10. Pp. 958, with 436 illustrations. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1935.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1936;57(5):1055. doi:10.1001/archinte.1936.00170090220016

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For many years the staff of the Mayo Clinic has taken a notable interest in conditions which affect the stomach and duodenum. George Eusterman and Donald Balfour are physicians of wide experience in these matters; they have a sound clinical opinion on any subjects which happen to interest them and a pungent way of expressing this and are likely to do any job which they undertake artistically and in a thorough, painstaking fashion. It is not surprising, therefore, that this volume which has been assembled under their leadership is an admirable bit of bookmanship.

The work begins with a characteristic foreword by Dr. William Mayo and Dr. Charles Mayo, who so long and emphatically have championed progressive medicine. The following chapters deal with various topics that pertain to the stomach or duodenum; the discussion is based largely on the experience of the Mayo Clinic, with due regard to the current

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