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The Clinical Management of Muscle Disease.

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A Practical Manual of Diagnosis and Treatment.. By Siegel Irwin M.. . 162 pages. J.B. Lippincott Company; , Philadelphia: , 1977.. Price, $10.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1978;88(3):444. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-88-3-444_2
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It is good to see, in this age of the multiauthored text, the appearance of a monograph by a single author. The unitary approach to the subject, consistency of style, and economy of exposition (duplication having been kept to a minimum) is truly refreshing. The pleasure is especially great when we receive a work from someone like Dr. Siegel, who is obviously writing from a long personal experience managing the diagnostic, therapeutic, psychological, social, and surgical problems presented by dystrophy patients and their families. He is especially good on the indications and types of surgical procedures for Duchenne dystrophy, and


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