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Rheumatology and Immunology

Burton J. Grossman, MD
JAMA. 1980;243(19):1953. doi:10.1001/jama.1980.03300450055029.
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The list of contributors to this handsome 8 1/2×11-in volume reads like a Who's Who of the leading authorities in rheumatology and immunology. The text is well supplied with tables, charts, photomicrographs, roentgenograms, and schematic drawings complementing well-written, well-researched presentations on a wide range of subjects in the fields of rheumatology and immunology.

The rheumatology section provides a systematic approach to the basic subject matter with major headings on regional structure and function, diagnostic procedures, differential approach to major rheumatic syndromes, and specific articular and connective-tissue diseases.

The immunology section is divided into the following categories: concepts and diagnostic procedures, differential approach to major immunologic syndromes, and specific immunologic diseases.

Each subsection, within the major sections, is written by an authority or authorities in the specific field and provides a small number of the basic references on the subject.

A fine example of the clarity and excellent organization of material

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