January 1, 1927

Die operative Technik des Tierexperimentes.

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Von H. F. O. Haberland, Dr. Med., a. o. Professor fúr Chirurgie an der Universität Köln. Paper. Price, 28.50 marks. Pp. 336, with 300 illustrations. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1926.

JAMA. 1927;88(1):51-52. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680270051029

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The first 146 pages of this book on operative technic employed in animal experimentation (on vertebrates) deal partly with the physiologic anatomy, mode of life, care, nourishment and diseases of the more commonly used laboratory animals (monkey, dog, cat, rabbit, guinea-pig, rat, mouse, pigeon, lizard, snake, tortoise, frog, salamander and fish), and partly with general methods of analgesia, anesthesia, bandaging, asepsis and other principles of surgery. A chapter of after-care and necropsy technic concludes the general principles of the subject. The special part opens with a relatively large chapter on immunologic technic followed by several on practical directions for blood withdrawal and operations on the blood and lymphatic system (blood transfusion and perfusion, blood pressure methods, suturing of blood vessels and operations on the heart). Succeeding chapters deal with operative technic for experimentation on the central nervous system, muscles, head, neck, chest, peritoneal cavity and urogenital system. Besides a satisfactory

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