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May 24, 1902

A Manual of Practical Anatomy.

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By the Late Alfred W. Hughes, M.B., M.C. Edin., F.R.C.S. Edin., etc., Professor of Anatomy, King's College, London. Edited and Completed by Arthur Keith, M.D. Aberd., F.R.C.S. Eng.. Lecturer on Anatomy, London Hospital Medical College, etc. In Three Parts. Part I. The Upper and Lower Extremities. Illustrated by 38 Colored Plates and 116 Figures in the Text. Cloth. Price, $3.00 net. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Co. 1901.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(21):1386. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480210044017

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Abstract

This is the first of a series of three volumes intended as a guide to the dissection of the human body. The present volume describes the anatomy of the upper and lower limbs, and, so far as can be seen from our examination, the subject is presented in a most satisfactory way. The death of the author has put the work of arranging and editing the matter of the work into the hands of Dr. Arthur Keith, who has performed his task in an admirable manner, adapting the description of dissections, etc., to the later surgical procedures. The changes, however, as he says, will be more numerous in the parts yet to appear, as the present one was nearly complete at the time of the author's death. The dissection methods are adapted to the newer methods of preserving subjects. This is also an advantage. The illustrations are abundant and well

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