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The author divides the subject of bronchial asthma into seven chapters presented in the following order: the physiology of normal respiration and the asthmatic state; etiology; pathology; diagnosis; complications and differential diagnosis; psychosomatic paroxysms and, lastly, the treatment of the condition.
The book is clearly printed and well arranged. The diagrams and pictures are excellent and beautifully reproduced. They are a distinct addition to the text.
The subject matter reflects the author's wide experience and sound clinical judgment.
It seems to this reviewer that too much space has been allotted to the discussion of the rather elementary subject of pollens
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The Diagnosis and Treatment of Bronchial Asthma.. Ann Intern Med. 1947;26:625-626. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-4-625_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(4):625-626.
Asthma, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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