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Dr. Jacobi has not been classed as a "literary doctor," but rather as a busy practitioner who occasionally contributes to current medical literature. All who know him know him as a great worker, and as one who has done at least his share in the making of medical history in this country during the nearly sixty years he has been in the profession. But even those nearest to. him will be astonished at one phase of his work—his "occasional contributions" to medical literature-here printed in this Collectanea Jacobi of eight volumes making a total of 3,928 pages. The author's preface is to a certain extent autobiographical, and it is hinted that there may be, some time, a real autobiography. It is certainly hoped that this may be so, for surely an autobiography of a man who has been among the leaders in medicine for so many years as has Dr.
Collectanea Jacobi. Collected Essays, Addresses, Scientific Papers and Miscellaneous Writings of A. Jacobi, M.D., Professor of Infantile Pathology and Therapeutics, New York Medical College. In Eight Volumes. JAMA. 1910;LIV(3):222. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.02550290050014
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