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OSLER'S TEXTBOOK REVISITED: A REPRINT OF SELECTED SECTIONS WITH COMMENTARIES
OSLER'S TEXTBOOK REVISITED A REPRINT OF SELECTED SECTIONS WITH COMMENTARIES Author:A. McGehee Harvey & Victor A. McKusick From the Preface: "Osler's 'Principles and Practices of Medicine' played a leading role in the training of at least two generations of physicians and had an influence far beyond the direct one on medical practice. Thus Osler's book was a landmark in the medical literature...Here we have undertaken...both to reprint selected sections and to prese... more »nt commentaries by contemporary experts who have evaluated Osler's presentation and surveyed developments in each area since Osler..."
The reprinted sections come from the 1909 (7th edition) of William Osler's textbook - this edition is considered to represent the "apogee" of his textbook.
The reprinted sections with commentaries are on the following subjects: Typhoid Fever, Lobar Pneumonia, Syphilis, Rheumatic Fever, Beri-Beri, Arthritis Deformans, Chronic Rheumatism, Muscular Rheumatism, Gout (Podagra), Diabetes Mellitus, Diseases of the Liver, Uraemia, Acute Bright's Disease, Chronic Bright's Disease, Amyloid Disease, Pyelitis, Primary or Essential Anaemia, Leukaemia, Hodgkin's Disease, Diseases of the Suprarenal Bodies, Exophthalmic Goitre, Myxoedema, Angina Pectoris, Diseases of the Afferent or Sensory System.
Includes a brief Acknowledgments, a List of Contributors, a brief Preface, a Table of Contents, an Introduction with four Tables of historical information, and an Epilogue.« less