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November 1942

A Bibliography of Aviation Medicine.

Arch NeurPsych. 1942;48(5):864. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1942.02290110184018

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Abstract

This is a timely and scholarly contribution, containing references to almost 6,000 articles, which cover every aspect of aviation medicine. The articles are grouped in a logical manner according to main headings and subheadings. The volume is beautifully printed and bound.

Of particular interest to the readers of this journal are the sections on neuropathology, neurology and psychiatry. The references to work in the field of neuropathology are rather scanty, and a number of important articles are omitted, such as those dealing with the effects of hanging and the more important papers on carbon monoxide poisoning.

To judge from the contributions to neurology and psychiatry, which are few, a great opportunity is open for further advances. The application of modern technics of electrophysiology and psychometrics to the problems of aviation on a large scale has apparently been neglected. In the present emergency, no time should be lost in making use

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