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This is an interesting book which one thoroughly enjoys. Reading this handbook is a pleasure for many reasons, among which are its large print, its unity and coherence, and its concise information.
The whole book is extremely well organized. Diseases are classified according to the common portal of entry, and the descriptions of the individual diseases follow a uniform plan. Specific nursing care is stressed for each of the different infections. The illustrations are splendid.
Dr. Top's book seems to be more than just a handbook, since it contains such a wealth of material without being too detailed, and yet
Handbook of Communicable Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. ;16:1257. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-16-6-1257
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;16(6):1257.
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