May 1946

Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners.

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By R. Y. Keers and B. G. Rigden, with a Foreword by F. H. Young. Price, $5. Pp. 273, with 124 illustrations. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Company, 1945.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1946;77(5):593. doi:10.1001/archinte.1946.00210400118016

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This little book presents an admirable systematic discussion of pulmonary tuberculosis. As the authors say in their preface, they have tried to present "the position of pulmonary tuberculosis today, incorporating the advances in diagnosis and treatment which have occurred in the last two decades." The discussion of collapse therapy in its various phases seems especially sane and well tempered. There is a large number of excellent reproductions of roentgenograms. The style is clear and precise. There is an index.

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