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This is a new and improved edition of the "System of Internal Medicine," which was published in 1950. Since the earlier edition was reviewed, progress in medicine has been so rapid that the editor felt a revision was necessary to bring the work up-to-date. There have been slight changes made in the sequence of the chapters, and many of them have been rewritten, although no marked alteration has been made in the general plan of grouping diseases by systems, presenting preliminary discussions of the pathogenesis and special methods of investigation applicable to each group, and in following this by a systematic discussion of the maladies covered in each chapter.
Volume 1 contains material on the infectious diseases, by Dr. Dennig; diseases of the blood, by Prof. H. Schülten of Köln; diseases of metabolism and internal secretion, by Dr. H. Reinwein of Kiel; diseases of the heart and vessels, by Dr.
Lehrbuch der inneren Medizin. Bände 1 und 2. JAMA. 1952;150(11):1161. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.03680110101035
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