In this work Craig endeavors to present the important advances and facts of interest to the student and clinician in regard to the malarial fevers and related subjects. Craig has had a large personal experience in the United States military hospitals in this country, Cuba and the Philippines. He is well-known because of the importance of his investigations in malaria and other protozoan diseases, which, taken in conjunction with his exceptionally large and varied active clinical experience, renders him especially well-qualified to write a book of this kind.
The 360 pages devoted to the consideration of the malarial fevers is divided into five parts: (1) the etiology, (2) the general and special pathology, (3) the symptomatology and clinical varieties, (4) the sequelæ, complications and prognosis, and (5) the diagnosis, prophylaxis and treatment of the malarial fevers. There are three colored plates, drawn by the author himself, illustrating various stages in