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April 6, 1935

Strümpell-Seyfarth Lehrbuch der speziellen Pathologie und Therapie der inneren Krankheiten für Studierende und Ärzte

JAMA. 1935;104(14):1270. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760140074033

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Since the death of Adolf Strümpell in 1925, this most popular German textbook of internal medicine has been edited and revised by his former co-worker Seyfarth. It seems that the old "Strümpell" has lost nothing of its popularity, as seven new editions were necessary after Strümpell's death. The thirty-first and thirty-second editions contain a few newly written chapters, and others partially rewritten and brought abreast of the latest state of our knowledge. Among them may be mentioned Bang's disease and tularemia, with special emphasis and reference to the bacteriologic examination, and hypertension and hypotension, in which the futility and also the dangers of some therapeutic measures are stressed. There is a brief chapter on Buerger's disease. In the treatment of peptic ulcer, alkalis and atropine still maintain their important place. Excellent therapeutic results are reported by the author with the feeding experiments through the permanent duodenal tube in more than

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