Practical malariology

Practical malariology

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Practical Malariology. Prepared under the Auspices ol’ the Division of Medical Science of the National Research Council, by Paul F. Russell, M.D., H.P.H., Luther S. West, PH.D. and Reginald D. Manwell, SCD. Cloth, 684 pages with 238 illustrations, 8 in color. Philadelphia, 1346. W. B. Saunders. Price $8.00.

aspects of malariology by the authors,

AMERICAN

OF

TOURNAI.

MEDICINE

author,

chiefly

career in

exclu-

the

field.

of need during the war,

have

Russell,

as there were many who could to great advan-

for by the inclusion

discovered material which man,

during

the \var.

is well arranged include

of much under

the parasite,

community,

of excellent

photographic

though somewhat contents

six

mos-

prophylaxis

control, and therapeutic malaria. larly noticeable is the outstanding

and

Particuselection

illustrations.

_41-

sketchy in a few parts? the

as a whole

contribution ‘The practical

active

have used the information

there is no question

been well presented

senior

tage. On the other hand, the delay has been compensated

whole the discussions fairly- complete.

The

his still

From the standpoint

one might differ with

statements

Manwell.

is well versed in the sub_ject, hav-

it was too bad that this text was not avail-

from repeti-

submit articles

topics. Though

occasional

size can

nor provide

Most

book suffers somewhat

tion, but this is unavoidable allied

of this

cover the field entirely

an inclusive

governing

are very well covered,

form

to the library

an

important

of anyone

inter-

ested in malariology. I

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