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An Index of Differential Diagnosis of Main Symptoms.

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By various writers; Edited by FRENCH HERBERT. , C.V.O., C.B.E., M.A., M.D., F.R.C.P. 5th Edition. xii + 1145 pages. Wm. Wood and Co., Baltimore: . 1936.. Price, $16.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(6):938. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-10-6-938
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This is the most recent edition of a well-known work, first published in 1912 as a companion volume to the publishers' "Index of Treatment." With "An Index of Prognosis, and End Results of Treatment," edited by P. Rendle Short (ANN. INT. MED., 1933, vii, 677-678), it makes up a three volume set, although a different style of binding prevents uniformity of appearance.

The text consists of 925 pages, in which symptoms are listed in alphabetical order. Following each symptom is a discussion of the differential diagnosis of those conditions in which it may be observed, with a fairly complete description


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