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Principles of Medical Treatment.

JAMA. 1926;87(22):1855. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680220071034.
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In this edition of this popular handbook, chapters on asthma, syphilis, lead poisoning, anemia, endocrine disorders and vaccine therapy are new. Other chapters have been thoroughly modified. The book is a careful presentation of our knowledge of the treatment of many common diseases, using standard methods of treatment and avoiding bad therapeutic habits. It is written in clearly understandable and simple language, and should be a useful guide to any practitioner. The statement of the position which the physician should assume as prepared by Dr. John B. Hawes is a succinct guide of practical value. The section on endocrine disorders is properly limited largely to the thyroid, pituitary and suprarenal glands and the ovary, and follows in general the status set forth in the collection called "Glandular Therapy" issued by the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association. The section on vaccine therapy likewise serves to establish

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