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NATURE AND TREATMENT OF
ALFRED BARING GARROD, M.D., F.R.S.,
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians ;
King's College, London.
“ Observez la nature, et suivez
J. J. ROUSSEAU.
SECOND EDITION, ENLARGED AND CAREFULLY REVISED.
1291 G 24 1863
THOMAS WATSON, M.D., F.R.S.,
PRESIDENT OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS OF LONDON ;
PHYSICIAN EXTRAORDINARY TO THE QUEEN.
DEAR DR. WATSON,
It is with pleasure I again avail myself of the opportunity of expressing my appreciation of the great benefits you have conferred on the medical profession by your valuable example, and your admirable and instructive writings,-furthermore, of much personal kindness received at your hands. I confess that I should have been better pleased had I produced a work more worthy of such a dedication ; but, although most imperfect, I trust you will receive it as the result of a patient investigation into the nature of a disease, which, from the many eminent characters who have been its martyrs, must naturally be of considerable interest to mankind.
I am, Dear Dr. Watson,
Yours very sincerely,
A. B. GARROD.
The favourable reception of the present work by the profession, and the early demand for a Second
Edition, have stimulated the Author to increased
efforts to make the Book more useful, by giving the
results of his wider experience of the nature and
management of the diseases upon which it treats.
Although the volume is little increased in bulk,
considerable additions have been made to it, chiefly
of a practical character, the omissions being confined either to historical matter, or to appended subjects
not of essential importance.
During the time which has elapsed since the pub