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Dr. Wilson's new book is presented to the reader as a "supplement, not a revision, of her monograph Rheumatic Fever (1940)." A nodding acquaintance with the literature and a perusal of the 2 books suggest that a revision, not a supplement, was in order.
The author can boast of what is, to my knowledge, the longest investigative career in rheumatic fever, among all living rheumatologists. She has done an amazing amount of work over the years, most of which is reviewed in her 2 books. It is to her credit that she has attracted attention to this disease and has
Advances in Rheumatic Fever 1940-1961.. Ann Intern Med. ;58:557. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-3-557_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(3):557.
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