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Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema and Cor Pulmonale.

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By STUART-HARRIS C. H.. , M.D., (Lond.), F.R.C.P., HANLEY T.. , M.D. (Lond.), M.R.C.P.; written in collaboration with CLIFTON MARJORIE. , M.D. (Sheffield), PLATTS MARGARET M.. , M.D., B.SC. (Sheffield), M.R.C.P., HAMMOND J. D. S.. , M.B., Ch.B. (Sheffield), M.R.C.P., and WHITAKER W.. , M.D. (Leeds), M.R.C.P. 245 pages; 22.5 X 14 cm. The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore, Md.: 1957.. Price, $8.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(4):1072. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-50-4-1072_1
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The field of chronic respiratory illness has received increasing attention in recent years. This monograph summarizes the experience of the workers at the University of Sheffield in their diverse studies of the natural history of bronchitis and its sequelae.

Their researches have covered a broad scope. The clinical picture of bronchitis is adequately described and well illustrated with brief case histories. The relation of bacterial and viral infections is discussed. The need for additional information concerning the role of viruses in chronic bronchial disease is evident. The current literature in this field is freely cited. The chapter on treatment discusses


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