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August 1921


Arch NeurPsych. 1921;6(2):249-251. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1921.02190020132011

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This volume discusses diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract, the liver and pancreas, the kidneys and the ductless glands, except the thyroid; an article on this gland, by Plummer, is to appear later. It is a pleasure to be able to say that this volume maintains the standard set by the second volume. While a carping critic might point out some typographical errors and some curious English, such for example as a "reasonable reason," omitting the customary "if you know what I mean," these are not of sufficient moment to lessen the value of the articles. As might be expected, the first article is on diseases of the esophagus, by Frothingham. The article is quite conventional and occupies a space proportionate to the importance of these diseases, but one might ask why, in a brief chapter, space is given to diseases of no clinical interest that might far better be given

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