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Clinical Toxicology.

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By THIENES CLINTON H.. , M.D., PH.D. 309 pages; 20.5 X 14 cm. Lea and Febiger; , Philadelphia: , 1940.. Price, $3.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(12):2359-2360. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-13-12-2359_3
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A modern, pleasantly bound textbook of toxicology that deals with common poisons in a brief and direct manner. Differential symptomatology and pathology of similar compounds are well brought out. The section on anesthetics and their impurities is to the point. Treatment, symptoms, diagnosis, and chemical identification are helpfully outlined. Tabulation of section outlines might be more convenient and cross reference to page number instead of chapter number would be helpful. Recommendation of sedatives to control tetanus convulsions is not in line with Howell's newer findings, but the book on the whole is up to date. It includes the toxicology of


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