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November 1932

Kurzes Handbuch der Ophthalmologie.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;8(5):789. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820180161019

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This volume of the Kurzes Handbuch treats of the eye in connection with general diseases, and discusses treatment and hygiene.

Certain chapters have been entrusted to medical authorities, and the subjects are presented according to the latest advances in medical science. These are "Diseases of Metabolism," by Lichtwitz, Berlin; "Skin Diseases," by Lutz, Bale; "Exophthalmic Goiter," by Zondek, Berlin; "The Commonly Used Medicaments," by Frey, Göttingen, and "Chemotherapy," by Steidle, Würzburg. The general principles of immunity are described by Dold, Kiel, while Schieck treats of the special immunity conditions in the eye.

The other chapters comprise : "Diseases of the Heart, Vessels and Blood in Relation to the Eye," by Kummell, Hamburg ; "Tuberculosis and Syphilis," by Igersheimer, Frankfurt ; "Other Infectious Diseases," by Zade, Heidelberg; "Poisons," by Sattler, Königsberg, and "Tropical Eye Diseases," by Bakker, Hilversum. The subject of physical therapy is most thoroughly covered by Comberg, Berlin, and Lenz, Breslau,

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