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The Diagnosis and Treatment of Bronchial Asthma.

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By GAY LESLIE N.. , Ph.B., M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Director of the Allergy Clinic of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Foreword by LONGCOPE WARFIELD T.. , A.B., M.D., Professor of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Physician-in-Chief of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. 334 pages; 24 X 16 cm. Williams and Wilkins., Baltimore, Maryland: . Price, $5.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(4):625-626. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-26-4-625_2
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The author divides the subject of bronchial asthma into seven chapters presented in the following order: the physiology of normal respiration and the asthmatic state; etiology; pathology; diagnosis; complications and differential diagnosis; psychosomatic paroxysms and, lastly, the treatment of the condition.

The book is clearly printed and well arranged. The diagrams and pictures are excellent and beautifully reproduced. They are a distinct addition to the text.

The subject matter reflects the author's wide experience and sound clinical judgment.

It seems to this reviewer that too much space has been allotted to the discussion of the rather elementary subject of pollens




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