This is an excellent book and covers in a comprehensive fashion diseases of the heart and blood vessels, diseases of the digestive system, diseases of the nervous system, allergy and poisons; a general consideration of diagnosis and treatment of internal diseases concludes the work.
This second volume is edited by Dr. H. Dennig, of Stuttgart, and he has as collaborators nine other professors of internal medicine in Germany, which should reflect fairly well current medical practice in that country.
The section on diseases of the nervous system is to be especially emphasized, as it is extremely well done and colored charts assist the reader in obtaining a clearer picture of the various abnormalities. The concluding chapter deals with the bedside application of the treatment and diagnosis of internal diseases. This approach is now frequently seen in German texts, and the reviewer feels that our American textbooks on medicine would profit