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February 1956

J. A. M. A. Clinical Abstracts of Diagnosis and Treatment

AMA Arch Derm. 1956;73(2):197. doi:10.1001/archderm.1956.01550020097019

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For many years the "Medical Literature Abstracts" section of the Journal of the American Medical Association has been one of its most popular and widely read features. Now the best and most practical abstracts of the past year have been compiled in a single volume by Dr. Noah Fabricant, Editorial Associate of the J. A. M. A., with "the hope that it will prove serviceable both to general practitioners and to specialists eager to keep informed about the latest developments taking place in clinical practice and in the laboratory." The art of selection was practiced most effectively, and thus with but little effort the dermatologist may keep abreast in fields other than his own, not only in clinical fields but also in pathology, physiology, anesthesia, radiology, and therapeutics.

All fields of medicine are covered, and the abstracts are reprinted without editorializing or interpretation. Emphasis throughout is on diagnosis and

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