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June 18, 1932

Entstehung, Erkennung und Behandlung innerer Krankheiten. Band II: Die Erkennung innerer Krankheiten.

JAMA. 1932;98(25):2234-2235. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730510060031

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This book on diagnosis is the second part of the author's treatise on internal medicine. Like the first, it has its own concluding index. The first volume was reviewed in The Journal, June 27, 1931. Presumably the next volume will be on treatment and complete the undertaking. The first volume was simply the thirteenth revision of the author's "Pathologische Physiologie," one of the most authoritative works in this important field. Several editions published in English are familiar as Krehl's Clinical Pathology. It is quite apparent that the author aims at something altogether unlike the usual textbooks on practice, in which diseases are first grouped and then described separately. The second volume, like the first, is a philosophical discussion of principles. Treatment will probably be dealt with from a similar point of view. From these new supplements on diagnosis and treatment it is unreasonable to expect comforting impressions of finality, such