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August 1, 1953

Comroe's Arthritis and Allied Conditions.

JAMA. 1953;152(14):1389. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.03690140097029

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Owing to the rapid advances made in the field of rheumatology in recent years, there has been a real need for revision of this book. This has been eminently accomplished in the present edition. The editor and the 17 collaborators are experienced rheumatologists, some of whom have been outstanding in clinical and investigative work. In addition to the basic information that this textbook has always contained, the more recently developed concepts in the field of rheumatology are included. For the most part the original format has been retained, including the helpful summaries in box form. Numerous excellent illustrations have been added. The bibliographies at the close of each chapter are extensive and in most instances include recent references. The style is uniform and easy to follow.

The book has 10 parts, about half of which are devoted to etiology, pathology, and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. The remainder of the book

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