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October 1942

Arthritis in Modern Practice: The Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatic and Allied Conditions.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1942;70(4):687. doi:10.1001/archinte.1942.00200220177010

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The problems of arthritis are receiving greater and greater attention from members of the medical profession throughout the country, as evidenced by organizations for the study of arthritis, by articles in current medical literature and by the recent appearance of several books devoted entirely to the subject of arthritis, of which the volume under review is one. This attention to a crippling and disabling disorder which probably is as responsible as any one disease for physical disability and mental suffering is well warranted. Too long have arthritic patients been pushed from pillar to post because of the unsatisfactory results that have been usually obtained by physicians in the management of them.

This book is prepared by Steinbrocker, chief of the arthritis clinic of Bellevue Hospital, New York, and in addition to the nineteen chapters that he devotes to the subject, there are five chapters on painful feet; posture and exercise;

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