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December 1934

Diseases of the Skin: A Handbook of Dermatology for Practitioners and Students

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;30(6):913. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460180155023

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This book is in succession to Malcolm Morris' interesting characteristic work on diseases of the skin. The authors state that in the beginning they undertook to make a revision of that book, but with the great progress of knowledge in dermatology in recent years they found it impracticable, and in the end they were compelled to write a new book. The work is based on Morris' book, but it is individual nevertheless. The authors have gone through the whole subject of dermatology in the light of their great clinical experience and of the newer knowledge. The book is an able exposition of the subject. It abounds with evidence of first-hand knowledge, both clinical and laboratory, and has that practical touch of common sense in considering problems of disease which characterizes so satisfactorily the best of English works on medicine. While it is handy in size, it is by no means

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