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Human Blood Coagulation and Its Disorders.
The Hemorrhagic Disorders. A Clinical and Therapeutic Approach.

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By BIGGS ROSEMARY. , B.SC. (LOND.), PH.D. (TORONTO), M.D. (LOND.), and MACFARLANE R. G.. , M.A. (OXON.), M.D. (LOND.), F.R.S. 474 pages; 22 X 14.5 cm. F. A. Davis Company; , Philadelphia: , 1962.. Price, $10.50.
2d Ed. By STEFANINI MARIO. , M.D., and DAMESHEK WILLIAM. , M.D. 614 pages; 26 X 18 cm. Grune & Stratton, Inc., New York: , 1962.. Price, $21.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(4):751-752. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-58-4-751
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It seems appropriate to review together these 2 superb new editions of classic works in the field of mechanisms and disorders of hemostasis. Although they deal with essentially the same subject matter, each presents a different point of view. Both are recommended to every student of medicine as well as those specializing in hematology. Neither is easy to read in its entirety but both can serve as excellent references. The British book is especially recommended for its discussion of the congenital hemorrhagic disorders such as hemophilia; the Boston book contains a comprehensive discussion of all known hemorrhagic complications and is


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