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April 29, 1933

Anatomie humaine: Descriptive et topographique.

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Par H. Rouvière, professeur d'anatomie à la Faculté de médecine de Paris. Tome I: Tête, cou et tronc. (En deux fascicules.) Tome II: Membres, système nerveux central. Third edition. Cloth. Price, 400 francs per set. Pp. 1112, with 610 illustrations; 692, with 498 illustrations. Paris: Masson & Cie, 1932.

JAMA. 1933;100(17):1365. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740170063040

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This edition of Rouvière's well known textbook of gross anatomy presents considerable changes. Certain chapters, particularly those dealing with the lymphatic and sympathetic nervous systems, have been entirely revised. More than a hundred new illustrations have been added, and the topographical anatomy of the abdominal wall has been completed by a brief description of the spinal and lumbo-iliac regions. Improvements in the presentation of some of the subjects has enabled the author to increase the size of the work no more than a hundred and thirty pages, in spite of the additional illustrations. Rouvière's Anatomy has always been a favorite French textbook for medical students, and for American students who prefer a French textbook this work is probably the most favorable one to recommend. The work remains as before, divided into three convenient volumes: one on the head and neck, one on the trunk, and one on the limbs. The

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