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July 1958

Disorders of the Blood. Eighth edition.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1958;102(1):163-164. doi:10.1001/archinte.1958.00260190165020

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This volume, which represents the eighth edition of this popular text "Disorders of the Blood," maintains the excellent standards of the preceding editions, the first of which appeared in 1935. In a sense this last edition represents a memorial to the senior author, Sir Lionel E. H. Whitby, who died Nov. 24, 1956, after preparation of the manuscript but before its publication. His interest in and his many contributions to various phases of hematology have done much to advance our knowledge of this subject, and this edition of the text, as have the preceding editions, expresses the wide clinical experience of the authors in the fields of hematology.

This edition presents an extensive revision of many portions of the text which deal with the clinical aspects of hematological problems and presents the recent advances that have been made in our knowledge of these diseases and in the laboratory procdures necessary

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