Edited by Sir William Osler; ed. 3 revised. Re-edited by Thomas McCrae, assisted by Elmer H. Funk. Volume 3. Pp. 1052 with illustrations. Price, $9. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1926.
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This volume contains a series of excellent articles thoroughly revised to date on the diseases of metabolism and the digestive system. The chapter on metabolism by Eugene F. Du Bois is of especial value to the practitioner. The scientific data of this broad and still incomplete subject are presented so clearly as to be readily grasped by the average clinician. The chapters on diabetes, diabetes insipidus and gout by Thomas F. Futcher are authoritative and complete. A general discussion by Charles G. Stockton of the physiologic and anatomic factors which enter into an understanding of the diseases of the digestive tract opens the section devoted to gastro-intestinal diseases. The splendid chapter on the diseases of the mouth and salivary glands originally written by David Riesman has been revised by Henry K. Mohler. The chapters on diseases of the esophagus by Chevalier Jackson and Louis H. Clerf, on functional diseases of
Modern Medicine, Its Theory and Practice, in Original Contributions by American and Foreign Authors. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1927;39(4):602–603. doi:10.1001/archinte.1927.00130040140014
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