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This monograph is a very timely addition to the subject of poliomyelitis. It is short and concise and yet is inclusive enough to answer any pertinent question concerning the disease. The opening chapter gives a short historical review of the subject, with especial reference to Heine and Medin, whose names the disease carries. Our present knowledge concerning etiology and pathogenesis is briefly outlined in the second chapter.
The pathology of the disease is especially well covered. This presentation is based on 96 autopsied cases in the Willard Parker Hospital. About 40 pages are devoted to this analysis. The pathology of
Poliomyelitis; a Handbook for Physicians and Medical Students.. Ann Intern Med. ;9:808. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-6-808_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(6):808.
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