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May 13, 1899

Annual and Analytic Cyclopedia of Practical Medicine.

JAMA. 1899;XXXII(19):1073. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450460057031

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The third volume of this practical work is fully up to the standard of the former ones. The subjects covered are from "Dislocations" to "Infantile Myxedema," many of which are elaborately gone into and in every instance are brought up to the times by liberal quotations from the latest literature. While the peculiar method of placing the quotations in narrow columns, and the monotonous way of repeating "literature of '96, '97, '98," may seem unnecessary and far-fetched, still, when one becomes used to it, this objection will vanish. The papers of most importance are "Dislocation," and "Fractures"—two papers coming in different parts of the work under their respective letters—by Lewis A. Stimson and Edward L. Keyes, Jr.; "Dysentery," by Simon Flexner; "Dysmenorrhea," by Andrew F. Currier; "Eclampsia," by Egbert H. Grandin; "Endometritis," by Henry T. Byford; "Epilepsy," by W. B. Pritchard; "Hernia," by W. B. Coley; "Hip Joint Disease," by

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