February 1961

Hemophilia and Other Hemorrhagic States

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. Edited by Kenneth M. Brinkhous, M.D., and Pietro de Nicola, M.D. Price, not given. Pp. 266, The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1959.

Arch Intern Med. 1961;107(2):312. doi:10.1001/archinte.1961.03620020162024

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Besides some recent solutions to the problem of nomenclature, blood coagulationists have successfully met another difficulty inherent in the rapid and international growth of medical knowledge. This is the problem of scientific communication among workers in a given specialty field. Meetings are valuable but have a lasting value to both attenders and the greater body of nonattenders only when the important papers are published in journals or books. A single volume compiling the transactions of a scientific conference has the merit of assembling between two covers a great amount of new information about a given discipline. Such knowledge could only otherwise be gained by a full-time assignment to the study of the American and foreign literature. These compilations help bridge the ever-widening gap between advances in basic research and their application to clinical medicine. Furthermore, they may prevent the birth of another new medical journal by the devotees of a

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