By Franz Buchner. Price, 32.80 German marks. Pp. 528, with 424 illustrations. Urban & Schwarzenberg, Meinekestr. 13, Berlin W. 15, 1950.
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This volume, although entitled "General Pathology," is actually an attempt to correlate disturbed physiologic changes with pathology. The book is largely the result of the author's lectures at the Pathological Institute of the University of Freiburg im Breisgau. The author indicates by a subtitle that his book is concerned with pathology as biology and is a treatise on the study of man. In order to accomplish his ends the author divides the book into the following main divisions: (1) an introduction in which he discusses the problem of the living: the fundamental phenomena of life and a history of the philosophy of the living; this introduction further concerns itself with health and disease and the position of man in the animal kingdom; (2) the general pathology of the elementary structure; (3) the general pathology of the experiences of life; under this heading the author covers a myriad of subjects, dealing
Allgemeine Pathologie.. AMA Arch Intern Med. 1951;88(3):413-414. doi:10.1001/archinte.1951.03810090144024