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June 20, 1931

A Textbook of Laboratory Diagnosis with Clinical Applications for Practitioners and Students.

JAMA. 1931;96(25):2145. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720510065030

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This new work is intended primarily for clinical application. The authors have not attempted to present the exhaustive array of laboratory tests and data that are usually found in books on this subject. Only those methods have been selected which have given the most reliable results under all conditions and which are satisfactory for clinical application. Where indications for detailed laboratory procedures exist the reader is referred to other textbooks on laboratory diagnosis. A carefully chosen bibliography is given at the end of each chapter so that the information given in the text may be extended if a more detailed discussion is desired. The manner of presentation and organization makes it an excellent book for teaching purposes. The subject matter is divided into two major divisions. The first part is essentially clinical in its organization. It deals with the indications and interpretation of laboratory procedures for bedside use. A unique

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