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November 9, 1957

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

JAMA. 1957;165(10):1350. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980280124024
Abstract

This compact volume for those interested in the medical and social aspects of tuberculosis contains concise and practical information. The treatment of tuberculosis has changed so radically since the advent of modern drugs that this new textbook is offered as a substitute for the previous volume by Stone and Dufault. The all-important subject of chemotherapy is treated with particular care. Special attention is given to the various surgical procedures perfected in the last decade. The complex subject of evaluating pulmonary function is presented by Feinsilver and should be helpful in current practice. In the chapter on differential diagnosis, most pulmonary conditions resembling pulmonary tuberculosis and often mistaken for it are described with accompanying roentgenograms. The chapter on basic pathology by Crane adds value, and the well-chosen illustrations elucidate the text. The book should prove informative for all who desire ready reference to current information in compact form, but for specialists

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