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January 18, 1941

Pathological Conferences Held at the Cook County Hospital

JAMA. 1941;116(3):263. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820030085044

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This is a memorial volume which preserves from oblivion a portion of Dr. Richard H. Jaffé's contributions to clinical pathology which otherwise would be lost. The titles of 119 articles on various subjects represent his more formal contributions to the science of medicine. The volume comprises 596 cases presented at the weekly pathologic conferences of Cook County Hospital during the decade 1928-1937. A summary of the history of each patient is given and then the clinical and laboratory data followed by the results of the necropsy and comments. This method of approach presents two views of each disease—binocular vision, so to speak. The cases presented range from such unusual conditions as Hodgkin's disease of the brain, Ayerza's disease and Cushing's syndrome to a wide assortment of the more common clinical conditions. If this collection includes all those used for teaching purposes in the conferences, the solitary case of typhoid is

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