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December 5, 1936

The Anemias

JAMA. 1936;107(23):1917. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770490071041

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After a brief discussion of normal erythropoiesis and erythropoietic activity the author offers a rather complete classification of the anemias and thereafter condenses into a small volume a brief discussion of each of the types presented in the classification. Consideration of each of the anemias is clear, concise and unencumbered by lengthy discussions. Although reference to previously published data is largely limited to the works of English and a small group of American authors and the discussions of treatment of the various forms of anemia are some-what too limited for practical purposes, the book should be a distinct aid to those who are familiar with the various laboratory procedures available for the study of hematologic problems in the differential diagnosis of the several anemias. Because of the extent of the subject matter considered and the author's clear cut and easily readable presentation, the book is particularly to be recommended for

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