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August 1934

The Modern Treatment of Syphilis

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;30(2):330. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460140156022

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This book is a description of current practices and results in the treatment of syphilis, with special reference to Moore's experience in the Johns Hopkins Clinic. His methods and conclusions are based on the study of 18,000 cases in the syphilis division of the medical clinic, where there was ample opportunity to check the clinical and laboratory methods. Although the works of others are not overlooked, the author's entire statement of the subject is based on his own experience with this material. His consideration of the treatment of syphilis is full and complete. No details of the subject fail to receive consideration, and neither a beginner nor an expert will seek in vain for information on any topic relating to the treatment of syphilis. Moore emphasizes the importance of thorough examination of the patient before beginning treatment and careful attention to the patient's general condition during treatment. His emphasis on

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