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Some years ago when the reviewer was an intern just entering an infectious disease service, an earlier edition of this book was among those recommended to him for orientation into the common contagious diseases. It served this purpose well. This new edition, revised and expanded to include up-to-date information, especially on pathogenesis and treatment, would also seem to serve as a very good practical guide to medical students, house officers, practicing physicians and nurses. The title gives a clue to the relatively restricted selection of subject matter; only diphtheria, Vincent's angina, streptococcal infection, measles, rubella, whooping cough, mumps, chickenpox, smallpox,
A Manual of the Common Contagious Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. 1958;48:215. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-1-215_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(1):215.
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