[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.211.5.239. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Other Articles
January 27, 1940

Beesly and Johnston's Manual of Surgical Anatomy

Author Affiliations
 

Revised by John Bruce, M.B., F.R.C.S., Assistant Surgeon, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, and Robert Walmsley, M.D., Lecturer on Anatomy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh. Fifth edition. Cloth. Price, $6.50. Pp. 733, with 187 illustrations. New York & London: Oxford University Press, 1939.

JAMA. 1940;114(4):351. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810040061041

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

Works on surgical anatomy are most successful when they strike a happy medium between the two broad but related fields. This manual exemplifies such a medium. The descriptive anatomy is clear and precise and uses anglicized terms to great advantage. The surgical importance of the anatomic parts is included in the descriptive text. Unfortunately the illustrations, which are excellent of the anatomy involved, are not as well directed from the surgical point of view. Additional illustrations of surgical approaches and surgical anatomy would more satisfactorily complement the text and add to the excellence of the manual.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×