Edited by Sheldon C Sommers MD. Price, $14. Pp 334, with 178 illustrations. Appleton-Century-Crofts Inc, 440 Park Ave, S, New York 10016, 1969.
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The 1969 version of the Pathology Annual offers 15 chapters in 344 pages, thus it is substantially briefer than previous editions. The quality of paper is now glossy, with improvement of clarity in gross and microscopic photographs. Twentyfive authors have combined to create another volume of uniformly high quality. Editor Sheldon Sommers has again succeeded in touching upon many widely different aspects of pathology, ranging from "Computer-Aided Instruction," through "Normal Values in Clinical Pathology," and the more standard approach of "In Situ Carcinoma of the Breast," to "Recent Advances in the Understanding of the Pathogenesis and the Reversal of Atherosclerosis."
No book on disease these days is complete without some note being made of the diseases produced by doctors or by mechanisms of medical care. This book contains a chapter entitled "The Intensive Care Unit and the Pathology of Progress" by Fattal and Wyatt from Winnipeg, Canada. These authors emphasize
Lundberg GD. Pathology Annual: 1969.. Arch Intern Med. 1970;125(4):734. doi:10.1001/archinte.1970.00310040158031