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The author has admirably succeeded in presenting a practical guide for physicians and interested students who deal with acute bacterial infections. General factors in the diagnosis of infectious diseases are considered, various diagnostic procedures are emphasized, tables are presented which simplify differential diagnoses in common infections. Supportive measures are given adequate consideration. Of particular value are the chapters dealing with serums, sulfonamides, penicillin and streptomycin and their employment in the treatment of the bacterial diseases. There are helpful illustrative diagrams which stress (1) clinical and laboratory procedures needed before institution of specific therapy, (2) methods of administration of the specific
The Acute Bacterial Diseases: Their Diagnosis and Treatment.. Ann Intern Med. 1950;32:169. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-1-169_1
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