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The quadrennial rites are upon us again and a new edition, the 14th, of this well-known textbook of medicine is now available. The current preface pays respect to antecedent editors, indicates that there are 200 contributors to the present edition, of whom 72 are new, and states that a major goal is to give as much information as is practical about therapy. Five new chapters, solely about treatment have been added: "Antimicrobial Therapy," "Cytotoxic and Immunosuppressive Agents," "Medical Treatment of Hormone-Dependent Cancers," "Respiratory Failure and Its Management," and "Diet Therapy in Acute and Chronic Disease." A new essay has also
Textbook of Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1976;84:109–110. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-84-1-109
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