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It is evident from the publication of a second edition one year after the first (reviewed in these columns, June 18) that this book on the principles of diagnosis in internal medicine was promptly welcome by the profession. The new edition is an expansion, not a retraction. The original text, save for a few small omissions, has been preserved, a sentence or two being added as an ending to a paragraph or for greater clarity or repeated insistence. Many new paragraphs supply information the author admits he forgot when he wrote the book; others pertain to matters of which he failed to realize the importance at the time; some are incidental to recent progress. To the criticism that he failed in the first edition to consider properly some modern tests for the function of certain organs, Professor Krehl replies that he does not believe they are as valuable as their
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