This is the second volume of The Annual Review of Medicine in which a successful attempt is made to review for the reader in concise fashion the pertinent recent literature in 18 different fields of medicine. An idea of the variety of the material presented is revealed by such chapter headings as Infectious Diseases, Nutrition and Nutritional Disturbances, Allergy, and Radiology and Radioactivity. The comments of the authors of each section are of great value, since each author is a recognized student of the subject he has reviewed. A valuable addition to each section is the complete bibliography which enables the reader to find quickly, if he so desires, the original article discussed in any particular section. An annotated list of reviews is presented at the end of the book in which the editor of this particular section makes his comments on each specific reference.
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