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November 27, 1897

Clinical Diagnosis.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(22):1127. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440480043020

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This is the third English edition of Professor v. Jaksch's work, which has been largely rewritten and reconstructed. There is no work on the subject more authoritative than this and there are few, if any, more comprehensive of the essentials. Even the most minute are found here and to the practical worker no better guide to clinical diagnosis can be had. The day has gone by when much is left to chance in the matter of diagnosis, as by examination of excrementitious matters, the blood, the urine, histologically and bacteriologically, exact conditions may be understood.

This work is divided into ten chapters, of which Chapter 1 is on the blood; 2, the buccal secretion; 3, the nasal secretion; 4, the sputum; 5, gastric juice; 6, the feces; 7, examination of the urine; 8, exudations, transudations and cystic fluids; 9, secretions of the genital organs, including mammary secretion: 10, methods of

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