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Single authorship of a general textbook in hematology is a heroic undertaking. Intended as a "helpful reference for physicians in clinical practice," this modestly priced volume is only partially successful. Although well-indexed and broad in its approach to the disorders described, it is not sufficiently thorough to be considered more than a reference reminder or a bedside handbook.
The more frequently seen hematologic diseases are covered, with a primary emphasis on therapy. The text reads like a lecture transcript, touching various highlights of disease, as he attempts to cover the field. Unfortunately, however, the material is too often presented without
Hematologic Diseases. New Directions in Therapy.. Ann Intern Med. ;86:124. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-1-124_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(1):124.
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