1920 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
JULY 24, 7920] REVIEWS.' Ministry of Health. She first briefly outlined the history of pnblic health legislation from the beginning of the reign of-Queen Victoria, and then discussed the reasons for the establishment of a central health department. The general functions and duties of the Ministry were then desetibed, with particular reference to the medical organization of the health services. System, is now brought together in a readily available form in his two volumes of Stttdies in
more » ... .-With some modifications and additions, made for the convenience of the reader, the contents are reprints of seven papers from Brain between 1905 and 1918, and present the results of eighteen years' patient-investigation carried out with au infinite capacity for taking pains. Each of the papers
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