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February 19, 1955

Hand Atlas and Textbook of Human Anatomy. Part II: Vascular System, Viscera, Nervous System, Sense Organs. Volume III

JAMA. 1955;157(8):691. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02950250065039

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Abstract

The subject matter of this standard work on human anatomy has been rearranged. This has been done advantageously in that the work is divided into an atlas and a text. The illustrative material assembled has been presented so as to aid the student in the progression of specific dissections. Arteries and veins appear on opposite pages and the pertinent lymph channels are grouped next to them. This is extremely helpful in that it eliminates the unnecessary turning of pages when the student is dissecting and, at the same time, reading and coordinating the text. The microstructure of the organs has been included whenever possible. This aids in understanding the form and function phase of anatomy. In the section dealing with the nervous system, the description of the brain is followed by a didactic and concise discussion of the centers and pathways. Over 300 new illustrations have been incorporated into this

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