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August 31, 1964

Anatomy for the Anesthesiologist: A Stereoscopic Atlas. With viewer

JAMA. 1964;189(9):701. doi:10.1001/jama.1964.03070090051027

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Anatomy for Anesthetists. By Harold Ellis. Illustrated by Margaret McLarty. 340 pp, 174 illus. $9. F. A. Davis Co., 1914 Cherry St, Philadelphia 19103, 1963

The bindings of the two books, one American, the other British, display similar titles. The sections on the autonomic or sympathetic nervous system begin on page 222 in each book, but beyond these similarities the books are truly an ocean apart. The British book is written by a surgeon and illustrated by a medical artist. The American book is written by an anesthesiologist, and art work and lettering often appear to be amateur productions. The stereoscopic atlas idea is novel and Professor Dornette is to be complimented on his bravery for attempting its use. Unfortunately, some of the photographic reproductions in the book seem to be of poor quality and the viewing glasses too small, or perhaps the reviewer just doesn't "have the hang of

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