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August 24, 1957

Hemorrhagic Diseases

JAMA. 1957;164(17):1993. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980170133034

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This monograph is intended to replace an earlier edition that had become so out-of-date that essentially a new book had to be written. For those especially interested in the field of coagulation this is a valuable treatise. It discusses the developments in this field in the course of the last 20 or more years as seen by a man who became interested in the field at the beginning of the modern era and has contributed greatly to our present knowledge of coagulation and hemorrhagic diseases. Against the background of the history of this subject, the developments in the last several decades are outlined and interpreted. The book should also prove useful to nonspecialists, since it affords an up-to-date account of the various diseases one encounters and discusses their differentiation and management in a concise and clear manner. In addition, almost 100 pages are devoted to laboratory methods that the author

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