Book Reviews
November 1944

Allergy in Practice.

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By Samuel Feinberg, M.D. Price, $8. Pp. 777, with 36 illustrations. Chicago: Year Book Publishing Co., 1944.

Am J Dis Child. 1944;68(5):361-362. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1944.02020110062019

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Of the 777 pages in this book 392 are devoted to the general principles of allergy and to the exciting agents of allergy, such as pollens, molds, foods and injected substances, and their modes of operation; the rest of the book deals with the diagnosis and treatment of various allergic disorders.

There are not many illustrations. This, however, does not detract from the value of the book. The meat is in the text, and the meat is good. In books on allergy, in which many references must be made to the original work of other men, it often happens that so many references are made that there is little of the author to be found in the book. Dr. Feinberg has avoided this. He has expressed in clear, judicial and easily read language what he himself has seen and thinks and what the general opinion of allergists is. Discussions of

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