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March 30, 1957

Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Vascular Disorders

JAMA. 1957;163(13):1196. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02970480100028

This volume is intended by the author to cover the field of peripheral vascular diseases for the practicing physician. The text is written simply and is pleasantly readable. From a vast experience in this field the author has succeeded in making this book very practical. The first section deals with differential diagnosis and signs, the second with specific peripheral vascular diseases, and the third with anatomic, physiological, pharmacological, and pathological consideration of the arterial peripheral circulation. The differential diagnoses are made understandable by the inclusion of extensive charts. In matters of symptom interpretation and treatment the author has used good judgment. Treatments are evaluated from experimental and practical standpoints. The charts, illustrations, and plates are good. The bibliography is limited but well chosen. This volume may be recommended to the practicing physician and to medical students.

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