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A Handbook for Students and Practitioners.. By KEERS R. Y.. , M.D., M.R.C.P. (Edin.), F.R.F.P.S. (Glas.), Medical Director, Red Cross Sanatoria of Scotland, etc., and RIGDEN B. G.. , M.R.C.S. (Eng.), L.R.C.P. (Lond.), First Assistant Medical Officer, Red Cross Sanatoria of Scotland, etc., with a Foreword by YOUNG F. H.. , O.B.E., M.D. (Camb.), F.R.C.P. (Lond.), D.P.H., Physician, Brompton Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest, etc. 227 pages; 19 X 12.5 cm. 1946.. The Williams and Wilkins Company., Baltimore: . Price, $5.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(6):1050-1051. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-27-6-1050_2
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In this compact volume, the authors cover the entire disease in a simple, yet complete manner, so that it provides the answer to most questions relative to the disease. In general, the authors are in agreement with most of the present trends as accepted in this country.

Of particular note is the chapter "Examination of the Patient," in which the authors have deviated from the old pattern of emphasizing the physical examination. They have correctly given the roentgen examination a position second only to the history of the case, and have placed the physical examination as the least important of


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