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Bronchial Asthma. Its Diagnosis and Treatment.

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By ALEXANDER HARRY L.. , A.B., M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine in the Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, Mo.; Associate Physician to the Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. 171 pages. Lea and Febiger; , Philadelphia: , 1928.. Price in cloth, $3.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(4):391. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-2-4-391_2
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During the last decade there has been aroused a greatly increased interest in asthma due to the discovery that bronchial asthma is an expression of human hypersensitiveness. The emphasis on the phase of the subject has tended to obscure other important studies that had been previously made. The purpose of the present book is to present an outline of bronchial asthma as a clinical expression of a constitutional defect and not as a disease entity. There are eight chapters and an appendix. These, in succession, deal with: The Historical Considerations and Definition of Bronchial Asthma; Anatomical Considerations, Pathogenesis of Bronchial




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