July 1918

Differential Diagnosis.

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Presented through an analysis of 317 cases, by Richard C. Cabot, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Harvard University Medical School, Volume 2, Edition 2. Octavo of 709 pages, 254 illustrations. Philadelphia and London: W. B. Saunders Company, 1918. Cloth, $6.00 net.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1918;XXII(1):127-128. doi:10.1001/archinte.1918.00090120132012

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In the present volume of this popular work Dr. Cabot presents in his clear and forceful manner a series of cases illustrative of several important and common signs and symptoms encountered in clinical medicine. The book is apparently the outgrowth of a smaller manual so successfully employed by the author in case teaching in the Harvard Medical School and case reports used in clinical pathologic conferences conducted at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

The signs and symptoms, which include abdominal and other tumors, vertigo, diarrhea, dyspepsia, hematemesis, glands, blood in the stools, swelling of the face, hemoptysis, edema of the legs, frequent micturition and polyuria, fianting, hoarseness, pallor, swelling of the arm, delirium, palpitation and arrhythmia, tremor, ascites and abdominal enlargement, form the subjects of the several chapters. The records of the Massachusetts General Hospital have been exhaustively searched for clinical conditions in which the subjects of the various chapters were

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