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November 1944

Allergy in Practice

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1944;50(5):354. doi:10.1001/archderm.1944.01510170068023

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This volume is a practical exposition and review of the subject of allergy in the various branches of medicine. It is sufficiently detailed to give the practitioner of medicine and the specialist a working knowledge of the allergic conditions which come to his attention. It adequately covers the major aspects of these subjects.

The essential features of a practical and clinical nature are set in normal-sized type. The experimental and theoretic subject matter is set in smaller type. This method of presentation is of value because the book becomes a ready reference for both the beginner and the specialist in the field. A resume is presented after each chapter, the advantages of which are obvious.

The chapter on "Pollens and Pollen Allergy" (chapter 6), written by Oren C. Durham, chief botanist of the Abbott Laboratories, is a presentation of the many surveys pertaining to pollen and hay

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