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January 1, 1910


JAMA. 1910;LIV(1):69. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.02550270069017

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So wide-spread is the present-day interest in tuberculosis, even among the laity, that a work such as this one, dealing with the subject from a practical point of view, with emphasis on the details of treatment and diagnosis, is certainly timely. That there has been an effort made to bring the book up to date is seen by the addenda to the articles of several of the writers, including summaries of some of the more important facts brought out at the recent International Congress on Tuberculosis at Washington. The various articles are contributed by men eminently qualified by experience and special training to speak with authority in their special subjects. From such men as Lawrason Brown, Baldwin, Hektoen and Ravenel, not to mention others we expect only the best and are not disappointed. Hektoen's brief but clean-cut discussion of tubercle and morbid anatomy, and Brown's detailed account of specific treatment

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