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A great deal of information has been crowded into the third edition of this volume. The material is divided into thirty-one chapters, of which a number might have been combined, to advantage, under more inclusive headings. The style is verbose and repetition is frequent. Many of the illustrations, particularly those picturing instruments and anatomical specimens, could have been omitted without loss. Some of the sketches are difficult to decipher because of much fine print and long legends.
The clinical descriptions are adequate and the therapeutic suggestions, for the most part, are sound. There is a tendency to list many forms
Synopsis of Diseases of the Heart and Arteries.. Ann Intern Med. ;21:917–918. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-5-917_2
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