March 1951


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By Arthur J. Vorwald, M.D. Price, $7.50. Pp. 671, with 192 illustrations. Paul B. Hoeber, Inc. (Medical Book Department of Harper & Brothers), 49 E. 33d St., New York 16, 1950.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1951;87(3):474. doi:10.1001/archinte.1951.03810030147021

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Since 1941, when two women with an obscure pulmonary disease first came under observation at the Essex Sanatorium in Massachusetts, knowledge of and interest in the problem of beryllium poison have come a long way. The results of investigation and a summary of current knowledge are embodied in this handsome book. Finely printed and profusely illustrated, 39 articles by various experts deal with every conceivable aspect of this fascinating problem. There is a complete bibliography of approximately 700 titles.

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