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This edition represents a complete revision from the edition of 1934. The revision includes the advances in medical science during the period and is responsible for adding 140 pages to the text. The editor calls especial attention to new sections on Haverhill fever as well as new material on influenza, undulant fever, tetanus, tularemia and a number of minor infections. There is much new material dealing with pneumonia and streptococcic infections, with the erythemas and with the advances in diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. Some new data have been added to gastroscopy and there has been complete revision of the section on the endocrine glands. An entirely new section has been written by Fuller Albright on gonadal physiology. Also there has been extensive material added on the blood dyscrasias, on the locomotor system and on nutritional disease. The section on diabetes has been extended to cover the uses of
Internal Medicine: Its Theory and Practice in Contributions by American Authors. JAMA. 1939;112(6):574. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800060090031
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