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August 15, 1891

A Clinical Text-Book of Medical Diagnosis

JAMA. 1891;XVII(7):275-276. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410850039013

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Abstract

This first English translation of so excellent a work finds itself a welcome arrival. The original found fewer readers in this country than it should have had, for reasons alike obvious and to be regretted. The translator has, however, brought its benefits within the reach of many who will appreciate his book, as well as the authors, and will deem as of secondary importance the rather numerous errata, which detract from the pleasure of the reader.

The division of the work into three parts—consisting of eight chapters and an appendix, is a convenient one.

Part I, embracing chapters one and two, is devoted to the general preliminary examination, systematically conducted and to be commended. This is supplemented by the translator in a note upon keeping records of cases, and a form for recording the results of a medical examination.

Part II, consisting of chapter three, is devoted to critical general

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