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November 2, 1912

Compendium of Diseases of the Skin.

JAMA. 1912;LIX(18):1649. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270110063038

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This is the fifth revised edition of the author's "Manual of Diseases of the Skin," and is based on an analysis of 30,000 consecutive cases as observed in private and public practice. It contains no illustrations or quotations from literature, Rare affections of the skin are not considere 1. The description of diseases and their diagnosis is clear and to the point. For local treatment such remedies mostly are quoted as have proved successful in the author's practice, and hygienic, dietetic and internal measures are fully considered. The value of the bookis increased through the addition of a therapeutic formulary.

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