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Respiratory Diseases and Allergy: New Method of Approach.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1955;89(6):769-770. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1955.02050110909026.
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This small book serves no purpose other than to add another term, "respirallergy," to an already perplexing symptom-complex. The author fails in his objective to either simplify or clarify the etiology, diagnosis, or treatment of respiratory illness. There is nothing new in his approach to the allergic problem in that elimination diets, skin testing, and eosinophile smears are fairly common knowledge. The latter technique has been all but discarded as proof of allergy, except by the more enthusiastic "workers" in this field. There are many diagnostic procedures which might have been included to support the allergic concept.

The second and third sections of the text, dealing with nonallergic diseases of the respiratory tract, and even the author still finds some, are briefly and inadequately reviewed.

The book is nicely bound in a gold cover and the author's style of writing is easily read.

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