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August 8, 1931

Diagnostic Methods and Interpretations in Internal Medicine.

JAMA. 1931;97(6):413. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730060051035

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The first edition of this book was reviewed in The Journal, Sept. 7, 1929. In view of the stupendous task of covering the fields of history taking and physical examination of the entire body, with a description of all that may be encountered in the various portions of the body, together with material on the endocrinology and diseases of the nervous system which were included in the first volume, it was believed that the subjects were too briefly considered with the exception of the discussion on the technic of history taking and examination. In the present edition, new material has been incorporated on coronary thrombosis, massive pulmonary collapse, agranulocytic angina, sickle cell anemia, acute mononucleosis, hypertension and hypotension, von Jaksch's anemia, the cardiac blood supply and innervation, and the diagnostic importance of the examination of certain conditions in the cerebrospinal fluid. There have been also some subtractions. The author, in

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