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The author starts this book with two handicaps. He has coined a new word, "oculorotary." This would not have been too serious if he had confined it to the title, as its meaning is fairly obvious; but he has persisted in using it with annoying frequency. To me it is an awkward word, and one for which I can find little need. He then introduces a set of abbreviations for the various oculorotary motor muscles and some of their actions. Abbreviations have a definite place in records, but they should be used sparingly in a book, and then only when their acceptance is nearly universal, which is not the case here. They definitely detract from the readability of this book.
This work is a complete treatise on ocular motility and its disturbances except that all discussion of surgical technic has been omitted. The author has used many quotations, some several
Wheeler M. The Oculorotary Muscles.. Arch Ophthalmol. 1948;39(2):258-259. doi:10.1001/archopht.1948.00900020263016