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The experiments described in this laboratory manual are obviously adapted to the equipment and conditions of the authors' laboratory but most of them are readily adaptable to any equipment. One especially valuable feature of the book is the extensive use of new and original illustrations of apparatus and operative procedures. Another is the appendix of twenty pages, in which are found directions for the preparation of special solutions, dosages of drugs commonly used in laboratory work, formulas and other general information. There are 113 experiments listed, some of which are adaptations of classic experiments, others of original design. In their efforts to "modernize" some of those in the first group the authors appear to have overdone the job to some extent, as the revisions have neither added to the illustrative value of the experiments nor clarified the description of the procedures involved. Also there are some poorly advised efforts to
Experimental Physiology with Anatomical and Mechanical Illustrations and an Appendix of Technical Data. JAMA. 1937;108(20):1742. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780200064036