Edited by Dr. Morris Fishbein. Price, $3.00. Pp. 182, with 41 illustrations. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1945.
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The statement on the jacket of this book, "Many scattered articles have appeared on specific medical uses of soap, but never before has a reference written by leading authorities so adequately covered this field," summarizes the contents and purpose. Chemistry, process of manufacture, effects on skin and hair, soaps suitable for industrial workers, soaps for shaving and the medical uses of soap are all discussed by experts. The book should be valuable to dermatologists, industrial physicians and others.
Medical Uses of Soap.. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1945;75(2):143. doi:10.1001/archinte.1945.00210260071011