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Therapeutics in Internal Medicine.

Therapeutics in Internal Medicine. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Very little can be said of this volume except praise. Consisting of 18 chapters written by 84 authorities and devoted to the treatment of specific diseases, with one chapter in which symptoms are made the basis of treatment, the field of internal medicine is well covered. An appendix of 22 pages relating to useful diets would certainly be regarded as inadequate for this type of therapy by many dietetic enthusiasts, but to the reviewer it appeared that all really useful diets were adequately represented. Other special methods of treatment, for example physical medicine, are represented only by incorporation into the body of the discussion of the specific diseases. This appears adequate for a book of this type. The discussion on psychosomatic problems is an especially good down-to-earth exposition, free from the usual pseudoscientific camouflage. This text is recommended without reserve to the general practitioner, for whom it obviously was largely http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Therapeutics in Internal Medicine.

A.M.A. Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 93 (3) – Mar 1, 1954

Therapeutics in Internal Medicine.

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Very little can be said of this volume except praise. Consisting of 18 chapters written by 84 authorities and devoted to the treatment of specific diseases, with one chapter in which symptoms are made the basis of treatment, the field of internal medicine is well covered. An appendix of 22 pages relating to useful diets would certainly be regarded as...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1954 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0888-2479
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1954.00240270166029
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Very little can be said of this volume except praise. Consisting of 18 chapters written by 84 authorities and devoted to the treatment of specific diseases, with one chapter in which symptoms are made the basis of treatment, the field of internal medicine is well covered. An appendix of 22 pages relating to useful diets would certainly be regarded as inadequate for this type of therapy by many dietetic enthusiasts, but to the reviewer it appeared that all really useful diets were adequately represented. Other special methods of treatment, for example physical medicine, are represented only by incorporation into the body of the discussion of the specific diseases. This appears adequate for a book of this type. The discussion on psychosomatic problems is an especially good down-to-earth exposition, free from the usual pseudoscientific camouflage. This text is recommended without reserve to the general practitioner, for whom it obviously was largely

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A.M.A. Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1954

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