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Klinik und Therapie der Alterskrankheiten dargestellt für den Praktiker.

JAMA. 1930;95(14):1044. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720140066042.
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This modest and inexpensive little volume is designed for the medical practitioner. Theoretical considerations are largely eliminated. The main disorders associated with old age are briefly described, differential diagnoses given, and therapies outlined, with the author's experience and success and failures for the different methods of management. The little monograph bears the imprint of a sane and sound medical practitioner with wide experience. In no place does Professor Schlesinger appear to have fallen a victim to the fads of the hour. The modern so-called rejuvenation is briefly discussed. Dr. Schlesinger questions the value and the safety of the Steinach or the Voronoff operations. He remarks, "I have studied many patients subjected to the rejuvenation operation of Steinach but I have practically never seen the physical or mental improvement that optimistic physicians so frequently describe." While the monograph cannot be classed in the group of major contributions to the art of

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