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The contents of some recent instalments of this elaborate handbook may serve to indicate its general scope and character. Part 5 deals with methods for the study of the functions of the single organs of the animal organism, and two recent numbers are devoted, one to the sphygmobolometry or dynamic pulse examination by Herman Sahli, and the other to various methods of general and comparative physiology. Part 4 takes up applied chemical and physical methods, and recent numbers contain articles on the examination of the function of the digestive apparatus (Leonor Michaelis and others) and on the quantitative determination of gaseous metabolism (Max Rubner and others). Part 8 deals with methods of experimental morphologic investigation, and one number is given over to an article of 300 pages by W. A. Collier in Buenos Aires on the methods of studying spirochetes, while another number presents the methods for investigating the liver
Handbuch der biologischen Arbeitsmethoden.. JAMA. 1927;88(9):671. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680350055042