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May 1930

The Eye in General Medicine.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1930;45(5):824. doi:10.1001/archinte.1930.00140110180016

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This book, a second edition, the first having appeared in 1909, is divided into ten chapters which deal with: (1) the living eye considered as one of nature's laboratories; (2) the constitutional factor in disease, with special reference to some of the ocular manifestations of disordered carbohydrate metabolism; (3) some of the ocular manifestations of defective elimination; (4) the rôle played by the capillaries in the causation of disease, with special reference to the etiology of acute primary glaucoma; (5) the unification of physiologic and pathologic processes, with special reference to the muscle of the iris and the ciliary body; (6) the medical aspects of eye strain; (7) the offensive power of microbes and the defensive mechanism of the body, with special reference to pneumococcal ulceration of the cornea; (8) the reaction of the body to noxious agents, with special reference to toxic inflammation of the iris; (9) some ocular

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