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September 24, 1904

A Reference Handbook of the Medical Sciences, Embracing the Entire Range of Scientific and Practical Medicine and Allied Science.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(13):905. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500130053021

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This volume completes this issue of the Reference Hand books. Included in this volume is an appendix which contains articles that from one cause or another were omitted from their regular position in the alphabetical order. A most complete index occupying nearly two hundred pages, three columns to a page, closes the work. This index will be found of great value, as it makes reference to any particular subject easy. In the ordinary works arranged alphabetically as is this one, it is not common to go to the expense and trouble of getting out a detailed index, as has been done here, but, if not necessary, it is certainly very convenient.

In our notices of the volumes as they came out, we have repeatedly spoken of the excellent manner in which the subjects were covered. We have also called attention to the fact that while the handbook is published as

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