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June 3, 1933

An Index of Prognosis and End-Results of Treatment.

JAMA. 1933;100(22):1802. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740220068046

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An Index of Treatment. By Various Writers. Edited by Robert Hutchison, M.D., F.R.C.P., Physician to the London Hospital. Tenth edition. Cloth. Price, $12. Pp. 1027, with 93 illustrations. Baltimore: William Wood & Company, 1931.

These two volumes are part of a series developed by William Wood & Company and now issued over a period of some twenty years. Nine years has elapsed between the last two editions of the Index of Prognosis. This book, therefore, has been extensively revised, particularly as concerns the anemias, diabetes, cancer and intestinal obstruction, subjects in which prognosis has been greatly changed as a result of development of new methods of treatment. Attention is called to a new article on the various forms of mental disease treated according to modern classifications. The book is exceedingly useful not only as a guide to the physician in advising his patients in things they want to know, namely,

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