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March 1942

The Modern Treatment of Syphilis.

Arch NeurPsych. 1942;47(3):517-518. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1942.02290030175018

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This book is the second edition of Moore's "Modern Treatment of Syphilis." The first edition appeared in 1933. Although revisions and additions were made by the four collaborators, the book still fortunately bears the uniquely personal touch of its chief author, and none of its characteristic features has been abandoned. It shows not only the personal touch of the author but that of the Johns Hopkins syphilis division. The spirit and attitude of this division apparently are largely identical with the author's.

The book is a detailed description of current practices and results in the treatment of syphilis. Special reference to experiences gathered in the Johns Hopkins Clinic is made throughout the book, and on these experiences the book is based. The opinions and results of other authors and clinics, however, are not ignored, but are carefully reported, discussed and referred to.

The scope of the material used is tremendous—over