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December 1968

What is Allergy?

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Columbus, Ohio

Arch Intern Med. 1968;122(6):542. doi:10.1001/archinte.1968.00300100076022

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The interested layman can obtain a practical understanding of the general subject of allergy from this guide. In nontechnical language, it describes the more common clinical entities with an outline of etiologic and therapeutic principals which should enable patients and their families to cooperate intelligently with their physicians. A careful reading of this book by allergic patients and family members will provide answers for many questions that beset the allergic individual that otherwise would be expected from the doctor.

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