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The Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Diseases of the Respiratory Tract.

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By FUNK ELMER H.. , M.D., and GORDON BURGESS. , M.D. Reprinted from Oxford Monographs on Diagnosis and Treatment. 618 pages; 24.5 X 16.5 cm.; illustrated. Oxford University Press; , New York: . 1936.. Price, $8.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(12):1905. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-10-12-1905_2
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This volume undertakes to cover the field of chronic pulmonary diseases. The authors have divided it into four main parts. Part one is devoted to a discussion of the general methods of diagnosis, the special diagnostic procedures, such as roentgen-ray bronchography, etc., and the various general and specific therapeutic procedures. Parts two, three and four take up in order diseases of the trachea, bronchi, lungs, pleura, pulmonary tuberculosis, intrathoracic new growths and diseases of the diaphragm.

The manner in which the authors treat the various subjects is briefly as follows: general discussion, etiology, pathology, clinical manifestations, physical signs, diagnosis, and


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