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August 7, 1909

A System of Syphilis. In Six Volumes.

JAMA. 1909;LIII(6):473. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.02550060049020

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We reviewed recently in these pages Volume I of this system and praised it highly. Volume II, now under consideration, contains "The Surgery of Syphilis," by D'Arcy Power, of St. Bartholomew's Hospital; "The Treatment of Syphilis," and an article on syphilis in the Uganda Protectorate, both by F. J. Lambkin, of the Army Medical College, and "Syphilis in Obstetrics," by William J. Gow, of St. Mary's Hospital. In this very collection of articles the work shows some lack of the system promised in the name of the series. In the prospectus inserted in the first volume, the authors for Volume II were given as D'Arcy Power and W. J. Gow; in Volume II the article on syphilis in Uganda is inserted as a separate monograph, but is given in the table of contents as a chapter under the treatment of syphilis. Reference is made to these departures from definite system

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