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April 24, 1937

Physiology and Anatomy

JAMA. 1937;108(17):1462. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780170080041

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This book has gone into the third edition since July 1932, and each of the previous editions has been reviewed in The Journal. In this edition, recent information concerning vitamins and internal secretions has been added, and the chapters on the nervous system and the special senses have been reorganized. The general plan of the book, however, is the same as in previous editions; that is, the author endeavors to provide a textbook setting forth in simple language and in many carefully selected pictures the fundamental knowledge of physiology and anatomy. The book is intended primarily for nurses and other nonmedical students. The discussions must necessarily be brief since these two large subjects are covered within the 706 pages of a rather small book, including the pages given over to the glossary in the back and the index. The illustrations have been well planned. In fact, the whole book seems

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