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September 27, 1924

The Treatment of the Common Disorders of Digestion. A Handbook for Physicians and Students.

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By John L. Kantor, Ph.D., M.D., Chief in Gastrointestinal Diseases, Vanderbilt Clinic, Columbia University. Cloth. Price, $4.75. Pp. 245, with 64 illustrations. St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Company, 1924.

JAMA. 1924;83(13):1023. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660130063040

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This is intended to serve as a guide in the treatment and diagnosis of the commoner forms of gastro-intestinal disorders. The principles and objectives of methods used are given so that modifications can be made for individual cases. The illustrations are clear and well chosen; the various diet lists used in the Vanderbilt clinic are given. The subject material is presented in a simple and direct manner, and there are no misstatements of fact. The last chapter, "Headaches Associated with Indigestion," does not come up to the standard of the general work.

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