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August 21, 1897

Twentieth Century Practice, an International Encyclopœdia of Modern Medical Science by leading authorities of Europe and America.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(8):399-400. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440340047017

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Abstract

The contributors to this volume are L. Bruns, M.D., Hanover; F. X. Dercum, M.D., Philadelphia: Jas. Hendrie Lloyd, Philadelphia; Chas. K. Mills, M.D., Philadelphia; Paul J. Möbius, M.D., Leipsic; Adolf von Strümpell, M.D., Erlangen, Bavaria; F. Windscheid, M.D., Leipsic; Lightner Witmer, Ph.D., Philadelphia.

The topics have been assigned as follows; "Diseases of the Cerebro-spinal and Sympathetic Nerves," Dr. Lloyd; "Trophoneuroses," (excluding scleroderma, acromegaly and adiposis dolorosa), Dr. Mills; "Trophoneuroses" (scleroderma, acromegaly and adiposis dolorosa), Dr. Dercum; "Diseases of the Spinal Cord," Dr. Bruns and Dr. Windscheid; "Tabes Dorsalis," Dr. Möbius; "The Combined System Diseases of the Spinal Cord," Strümpell; "Pain," Dr. Witmer. Many of the articles in this volume are of quite as much interest to the surgeon as to the physician, for injuries and tumors of the cord are treated of, their clinical symptoms and diagnoses. On the whole the volume is the best that has yet appeared in

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