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January 1938

ALLERGY: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE OF 1937

Author Affiliations

Associate in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician and Chief of Allergy Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital BOSTON

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1938;61(1):129-155. doi:10.1001/archinte.1938.00180070134010
Abstract

Two large books on allergy were published in 1937. The new edition of Albert H. Rowe's1 book is entitled "Clinical Allergy Due to Foods, Inhalants, Contactants, Fungi, Bacteria, and Other Causes: Manifestations, Diagnosis and Treatment." Louis Tuft's2 book is entitled simply "Clinical Allergy." Both books cover the literature well and present the subject in all its aspects. In addition, several reviews of particular aspects of allergy are available in current journals. Francis Scott Smyth3 has presented a series of critical reviews of allergic disease, the last two being published in the Journal of Allergy and in the Journal of Pediatrics. Hansel4 once more reviews the current literature on allergy as related to otolaryngology and ophthalmology. Feinberg5 presents "Progress in Asthma and Hay Fever; the Literature for 1936," and Sulzberger6 writes on the "Allergic Manifestations of Dermatology." In my review of the literature of 19367 I tried to lay

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