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January 18, 1902

A Text-Book of Medicine. Begun by the late Charles Hilton Fagge, M.D., F.R.C.P., Sometime Physician to Guy's Hospital. Completed after his death and since revised or re-written by Philip Henry Pye-Smith, M.D., F.R.S., Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(3):189-190. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480030047021

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Abstract

This is a well-known standard text-book in Great Britain, but it has never obtained anything but a fair recognition in this country. The general arrangement and method of presenting the subject is unique but excellent. The work was orig inally written by Dr. Charles Hilton Fagge, who died in 1883, leaving the manuscript practically completed, but the book did not appear until two years later. Since then it has reached the fourth edition and, as is stated in the preface, "there is scarcely a page of the late Dr. Fagge's work as he left it at the time of his premature death in 1883." Although, as a rule, the book is up to date, some parts of it do not bear strong evidence of this. None of the literature on yellow fever is referred to a later date than 1897, and the recent discoveries regarding the transmission of malaria are

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