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June 1, 1929

The Diseases of China Including Formosa and Korea. (Jefferys and Maxwell).

JAMA. 1929;92(22):1886. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02700480076036

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The first edition was published some years ago, and the second edition now appears from the pen of the junior author of the first, the senior author having retired from China. The work is not a substitute for the standard treatises on tropical medicine. It is broader in its scope, and at the same time more intimate, being based largely on the personal experience of the authors. It is frankly an adjunct to the more complete textbooks of general medicine and surgery, and is intended primarily to give to the physician practicing in China accurate knowledge concerning those diseases peculiar to the Far East about which little is said in American and European texts, and about which that little is often wrong. The book is invaluable to the physician just beginning his medical work in China, and is also useful for reference to the physician who only occasionally encounters tropical

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