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April 1966

Human Pathology: An Introduction to Medicine.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1966;75(4):584. doi:10.1001/archopht.1966.00970050586032

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There is no question that Dr. Morehead, professor of pathology at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine, North Carolina, has performed a courageous task by writing a full-length textbook covering the essentials of human pathology. In so doing, he has entered a small but highly select field in which his volume will compete with established works by such renowned and revered names as Anderson, Boyd, Florey, Robbins, Moore, and Ackerman. Since this is the initial edition, only time will tell whether it, like some of the preceding volumes, will run to many editions and multiple printings. The initial impression of this reviewer is that the text will survive. It is painstakingly prepared, scrupulously organized, and sufficiently illustrated. In addition, it has the overwhelming advantage of being up-to-date in a field of medical knowledge in which textbooks become obsolescent at an astonishing rate due to the quickening tempo and proliferating quantity

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