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June 1935

Modern Clinical Syphilology: Diagnosis—Treatment—Case Studies

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1935;31(6):935. doi:10.1001/archderm.1935.01460240160021

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The appearance of this new edition attests the popularity that Stokes' work has attained. The features which gave the first edition individuality were especially the systematic way in which the subject was presented; the introduction of differential tables, particularly of diagnosis, which cleared and emphasized the points that were considered in each table; the minute attention given to technic and detail in the handling of the cases, and the intensive thoroughness of the whole work. The book has been thoroughly revised, but fortunately these characteristics have not been lost. The work remains, on the whole, perhaps the most intensive study of syphilis that has been made, at least in English. Fifteen of the original twenty-three chapters have been rewritten. A valuable chapter has been added on relapses and progression, which, in the way in which the subject has been brought together, is an addition to works of this sort. Other

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