by W. H. Jopling, M.R.C.P. (Lond.), M.R.C.P. (Edin.), D.T.M.&H. (Eng.), Senior Hospital Medical Officer, the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University College Hospital, London, Formerly Government Medical Officer, Southern Rhodesia Medical Service. 202 + viii pages. Bristol, John Wright and Sons Ltd. (The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, exclusive U. S. agents), 1960. $5.00
This book though small in size gives a concise, complete and current summary of the therapy of helmintic, protozoal, spirochaetal, bacterial, viral and mycotic diseases. It also considers blood diseases, avitaminosis, disorders due to heat, poisonous bites and stings and numerous miscellaneous diseases. The therapy of choice is given and no space is wasted on outmoded drugs. Useful, up-to-date references are included in each section. This book is of special value to physicians in the tropics. Physicians in temperate climates and teachers of parasitic diseases will also find this book useful.