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April 10, 1967

Lehrbuch der Inneren Medizin

JAMA. 1967;200(2):185-186. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03120150141050

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This is the seventh edition of a standard textbook issued two years after the sixth edition. Nineteen authors have contributed sections of the text. The organization of material is like that of textbooks of medicine published here. The format is excellent, with two printed columns filling each page, and subject headings in bold type. There are over 300 illustrations, a number in color. Each volume is numbered from page 1 and has its own index of about 2,200 items. References are listed at the end of each section and are chiefly to monographs.

Somewhat unusual, for American readers, is the 79-page section on poisons and poisonings. The drug list presented at the end of the second volume occupies 28 pages and lists about 1,000 drugs. The drug name is given using the international nonproprietary name where possible, the maker, the form available for use, and the price. There is also

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