March 1955

An Rh-Hr Syllabus: The Types and Their Applications.

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By Alexander S. Wiener, M.D. Price, $11.50. Pp. 763. Grune & Stratton, Inc., 381 4th Ave., New York 16, 1954.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1955;95(3):495. doi:10.1001/archinte.1955.00250090133017

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This book is, in the author's words, (a collection) "in one volume (of) the author's most representative and important contributions to this subject, thus giving an idea of how knowledge in this field developed." True to his purpose, the author has selected 72 of his and his associates' papers (of the 333 written at the time of the publication of this book) and has integrated them into a history of the development of knowledge of the Rh-Hr blood types. These articles are reproduced from the various journals in which they were published in their original form and type, with the addition of editorial notes to clarify changing nomenclature and concepts. One section of the book deals with techniques of tests employed in Rh-Hr blood typing work and has apparently not been published previously.

A compilation of one author's contributions to a field in investigation, however considerable such contributions may be,

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