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March 1962

Relief of Symptoms

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By Walter Modell. M.D., F.A.C.P. Second edition. Price, $11.50. Pp. 374. The C. V. Mosby Company, 3207 Washington Blvd., St. Louis 3, 1961.

Arch Intern Med. 1962;109(3):370. doi:10.1001/archinte.1962.03620150120019

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Abstract

This has been a popular book. It covers the field of symptomatology in a remarkably complete way, in 32 short chapters. The style is informal, almost chatty, but engaging. Symptoms are looked at broadly in terms of their significance to the patient, as well as their intensity. Treatment is by no means confined to a recital of drugs. There is a good deal about general measures to relieve suffering, and considerable fatherly advice from the vast experience of the author. The bibliography is up-to-date, but includes basic references as well. The book is well turned out, in clear print, on a double-column page. All in all, this is a sane and thoughtful, although sometimes discursive, consideration of symptoms of all sorts. The book should be useful for reference as well as for reading.

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