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This volume is devoted, as its name implies, entirely to infectious diseases, viz.: Scarlet fever, measles, German measles, chickenpox, glandular fever, whooping-cough, cholera infantum, cholera nostras, Asiatic cholera, dengue, beri-beri, miliary fever and Malta fever.
The contributors to this volume are: Dillon Brown, M.D.; David Bruce, M.B., C.M.; Sir Joseph Fayrer, Bart., M.D., LL.D., F.R.S., F.R.C.P., R.C.S.; Frederick Forchheimer, M.D.; A. Jacobi, M.D.; A. Metter, M.D.; Nathaniel Read Norton, M.D.; Joseph O'Dwyer, M.D.; Theodor Rumpf, M.D.; A. A. De Azevedo Sodre, M.D.; Dawson Williams, M.D., F.R.C.P.
The high character of the contributors prepares us for the excellent quality of the work and one is not disappointed at the result.
This volume is a fitting companion of its predecessors in this magnificent series and one to which the reader may turn for complete information on this important class of diseases.
Twentieth Century Practice. An International Encyclopedia of Modern Medical Science, by Leading Authorities of Europe and America. JAMA. 1898;XXXI(1):39. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02450010049019
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