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The first impression of this book is favorable, for its cover and format are attractive. The second impression, however, is less so; for as soon as it is taken in hand it is found to be unconscionably heavy. It is, in fact, a lusty newborn weighing no less than eight pounds. Thus it exceeds its predecessor of 1944 by one and a half pounds and 114 pages.
The additional pages are mainly devoted to a new section on Chemotherapy and Antibiotics, and an enlarged chapter on Psychosomatic Medicine in place of the previous rather tenuous section on Psychiatry. Whatever one's
The Practice of Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1950;33:1323–1324. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-5-1323_2
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