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December 27, 1924

Normal Bones and Joints, Isidore Cohn, M.D., F.A.C.S., University. With a Foreword General and Clinical Surgery, Pp. 218, with 251 illustrations. Roentgenologically CONSIDERED.

JAMA. 1924;83(26):2114-2115. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660260058038

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Abstract

This volume is similar to the preceding three volumes with the exception that the French and Spanish translations of the captions underneath the illustrations in the text and in the explanations of the plates have been omitted. The object of this volume is to present a study of normal bones and joints from a roentgenologic standpoint as a standard for comparison. The author has endeavored to clear up the confusion that exists in regard to the number of epiphyses for a given bone; the relationship of the respective epiphyses to one another at varying periods during the time necessary for the completion of ossification; the earliest evidence of ossification within the respective epiphyses, and the time at which union between the completely ossified epiphyses and the diaphysis occurs. These questions are answered differently by various authors in standard textbooks on anatomy and surgery. The author presents this subject of normal

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