Book Reviews
May 1940

Treatment of Some Common Diseases (Medical and Surgical)

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By various authors, edited by T. Rowland Hill, M.D. Price, $5. Pp. 414, with 90 illustrations. Baltimore: William Wood & Company, 1939.

Am J Dis Child. 1940;59(5):1158. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1940.01990160232020

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The title of this work, far from overstating the potential worth of the volume, really is but a modest indication of an excellent storehouse of facts, information and suggestions for the diagnosis, treatment and management of surgical and medical conditions in their many ramifications. A review of this book gives one the definite conviction that it is of unusual value and excellence. Each chapter, on a different subject and by a separate author, is a splendid presentation of facts in reference to a specific subject, coupled with an argosy of pertinent information gained through the author's all-absorbing interest in that subject. It would be difficult indeed to select any one chapter as more outstanding or of more interest or value than another. The subjects presented will appeal alike to specialists and general practitioners, and the volume will make a most valuable addition to the library of any one actively engaged

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