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May 1953

Current Therapy—1953.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1953;49(5):590. doi:10.1001/archopht.1953.00920020602010

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As in the other volumes of this useful book, an attempt has been made to bring information needed by the practicing physician from all authoritative sources in a form practicable for his use. Occasionally several methods are presented for the treatment of a specific disease, and, while these methods may represent different views of therapy or different conceptions of the disease, each is the opinion of a recognized authority.

The list of contributors is a notable one, ophthalmology being represented by P. J. Leinfelder, professor of ophthalmology at the University of Iowa. There is no single chapter on the treatment of diseases of the eyes, with the exception of a small section on the treatment of retrobulbar and optic neuritis, written by Dr. Leinfelder and Dr. Bernard Alpers, professor of neurology at the Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia. However, throughout the book there is much valuable information for ophthalmologists in the

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