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January 1936

Diagnosis and Treatment of Skin Diseases

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1936;33(1):204. doi:10.1001/archderm.1936.01470070207021

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Here is a book with a new idea. Under a joint authorship a dermatologist collaborates with a nurse experienced in caring for diseases of the skin to give the methods that are used in a large clinic. It is well planned, and the material is abreast of the latest work. The first part, a large section devoted to general considerations and the care of the skin, gives much useful information. Then follow several chapters on the more familiar diseases arranged under a topographic classification. A short chapter is devoted to the exanthems, and following this is a good practical consideration of syphilis. The final chapter, on therapeutics and laboratory data, should be helpful to practitioners. The purpose of the authors apparently was to write a useful and practical guide for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, and in the main they have succeeded in doing so,

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