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Asthma, Its Diagnosis and Treatment.

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By THOMAS WILLIAM S.. , M.D., Associate Attending Physician in Immunology, St. Luke's Hospital, New York. 279 pages, 20 illustrations in black and white, 6 in color. Paul B. Hoeber, Inc., New York: , 1928.. Price in cloth, $7.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1928;1(9):743. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-1-9-743_1
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A large amount of literature dealing with the subject of Asthma has appeared in medical literature during the last five years, but as yet no book by an American author dealing exclusively with the diagnosis and treatment of this syndrome has appeared. Perhaps one reason for this is that conceptions of allergy and its manifestations are undergoing frequent changes. New data appear from time to time and give promises of improvement in methods of treatment only to be discarded afterward when their shortcomings have been demonstrated by still more recently discovered facts. Particularly does it appear that efforts toward non-specific




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