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The third edition of this book is an up-to-date yet compact volume covering the more important and more common aspects of rheumatic diseases.
The first part of the book deals with the interrelationship of rheumatic diseases as well as the various etiological factors. The author then discusses the endocrinology and chemistry of these diseases, including a concise summary of cortisone and ACTH. The chapter on rheumatoid arthritis and allied entities and the chapter on fibrositis are most complete, yet retain a tendency toward terseness and the avoidance of superfluity.
The chapter on special treatments, I believe to be too inclusive
Manual of Rheumatic Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. 1951;34:524–525. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-2-524_2
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