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June 24, 1933

Text-Book of Ophthalmology.

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By W. Stewart Duke-Elder, M.A., D.Sc., M.D., Surgeon, Royal London Ophthalmic (Moorfields) Hospital. Vol. I: The Development, Form and Function of the Visual Apparatus. Cloth. Price, $15. Pp. 1124, with 1029 illustrations. St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Company, 1933.

JAMA. 1933;100(25):2042. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740250064033

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Abstract

In the past, textbooks in ophthalmology have been written to appeal to both the undergraduate student and the graduate. This volume is a textbook which offers at the end of each subdivision an adequate and thoroughly up-to-date bibliography, sufficiently broad to enable one seeking further literary references to obtain the necessary clues. The first volume is entirely devoted to the fundamental sciences on which a thorough understanding of ophthalmology rests. It contains eight sections, on the phylogeny of the visual apparatus, the anatomy and comparative anatomy of the visual apparatus, the ontogenic development of the visual apparatus, the physiology and biochemistry of the eye, optics, the physicochemistry of vision, and the physiology of vision including visual sensations.

Owing to the size of the volume, it is obviously impossible to discuss it in detail. The various sections are well written, give evidence of careful thought and judgment, present the modern proved

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