November 1941

Clinical Immunology, Biotherapy and Chemotherapy in the Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Disease.

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By John A. Kolmer, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, and Louis Tuft, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine. Price, $10. Pp. XIII + 941, with 27 illustrations, including 11 color plates. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1941.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1941;68(5):1040. doi:10.1001/archinte.1941.00200110192012

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This book is well printed on good paper and is clearly illustrated. It is a comprehensive volume of 36 chapters divided into two distinct parts. The first part takes up about a third of the entire book and deals with the general aspects of infection, immunity and chemotherapy. The second, and longer, part is clinical in nature and discusses the practical application of immunity and chemotherapy to the prevention and treatment of disease. This is a bare outline of the skeleton of the volume.

Each chapter is well and clearly written in a style that any student or practitioner will appreciate. The sentences are terse and to the point. The subdivisions of each chapter are clearly marked off, so that one can easily find just what one is looking for. Outlines of diagnostic surveys or summaries of diseases are incorporated in an ingenious tabular form which willy-nilly catches the reader's

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