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August 22, 1885

A System of Practical Medicine. By American Authors.

JAMA. 1885;V(8):223-224. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391070027012

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Abstract

What was said of the general character of this work, in the notice of the first volume, need not be repeated here. Indeed, in order to show the value of the second volume, it is scarcely necessary to do more than give a list of the various subjects treated of, with the names of the writers.

The first 254 pages of the work are what may be called a continuation of the first volume, on General Diseases. The volume opens with an article on Rheumatism, by Prof. Howard, of McGill University, and is followed by one on Gout, by Dr. W. H. Draper. The other articles on general diseases are: Rachitis, by A. Jacobi; Scurvy, by Philip S. Wales; Purpura, by I. Edmondson Atkinson; Diabetes Mellitus, by James Tyson; Scrofula, by John S Lynch; and Hereditary Syphilis, by J. William White. With such an array of most excellent articles by

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