The appearance of a second edition of Comroe's book on arthritis a short time after the publication of the first edition attests to the value of the work. It apparently has been well liked by the reading medical world and has proved of worth to students, to practitioners and to specialists in the field of arthritis. It is rather refreshing, parenthetically, to have a book of this character emanating from the pen of a man who is fundamentally an internist rather than an orthopedist.
The new edition has undergone a complete revision. Although arthritis seems to be more or less of a static condition, a considerable number of new thoughts, suggestions and practices have evolved in the last few years, all of which are incorporated and discussed in the book. Incidentally, forty additional illustrations have been added to the volume.
This new edition follows closely the general plan of the