July 1911

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technic.

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A Manual of Practica, Procedures Employed in Diagnosis and Treatment. By Albert S. Morrow, A.B., M.D., Adjunct Professor of Surgery in the New York Polyclinic. Cloth. Price, $4 net. Pp. 775, with 815 illustrations. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Co., 1911.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1911;VIII(1):131-132. doi:10.1001/archinte.1911.00060070136008

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The author of this book truly says that there is no single book on the same lines. In Germany the two books of Gumprecht and Rieder cover the same lines, but are not, of course, widely useful in English-speaking countries. The present work combines descriptions of both diagnostic and therapeutic methods, in greater detail than is possible in works on practice. It is, therefore, especially useful to interns and young practitioners, but on account of the completeness with which the matter has been brought up to date, the book is likely to be of value also to experienced practitioners and teachers. No method of value seems to have been omitted and in general the directions are clear, full and accurate. Much of the material is such as is usually considered in works on minor surgery and it is perhaps natural that those chapters should be proportionately larger than others,

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