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Perhaps a dozen different textbooks of the practice of medicine now appeal for the favor of students and practitioners. Dr. Meakins does not attempt here a treatise for specialists or an encyclopedia but rather a book of usefulness to students and practitioners as a reference. Unlike many other authors of textbooks of the practice of medicine he has relied largely on illustration to aid in advancement of knowledge and the book is supplemented by more than 500 halftones and other illustrations, including many plates in colors. He has been aided in his development of the book by his colleagues on the faculty of McGill University.
In his approach to the subject he begins with the diseases of the nose and throat and then takes up system by system, concluding with the infections, allergy, environment and drugs. Each of the chapters in the book is supplemented by a brief bibliography and
The Practice of Medicine. JAMA. 1937;108(4):326. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780040076028
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