This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
A financial writer once suggested that when the urge to speculate in commodities strikes, prudence dictates lying down until the spasm subsides. The same advice would be valuable to most infectious disease experts who are seized by the impulse to write the textbook that will put them on the same shelf with the works of Wintrobe, Goodman and Gilman, or Harrison. Compulsion conquered common sense when Paul Hoeprich successfully
edited Infectious Diseases, a single-volume book first published in 1972 that brought more information together than had appeared in one place at one time.
In an impressive achievement, Mandell, Douglas, and
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
Principles and Practice of Infectious Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1980;92:728–729. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-5-728_8
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(5):728-729.
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only