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April 8, 1939

The Principles and Practice of Perimetry

JAMA. 1939;112(14):1417. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800140115035

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This book has long been of established value to the ophthalmologist and practitioner in allied branches of medicine. The new edition is revised and enlarged with new illustrations and tables to clarify the text and points of difference. As in former editions, the various phases of perimetry are presented in logical sequence. Part I consists of a brief but adequate description of the anatomy and physiology of the visual pathway. Part II describes the extent of the normal visual fields and physiologic principles which govern and influence them. Part III outlines in a clear and detailed manner the method and technic of taking fields. The various instruments are described. Part iv discusses the general pathology of the visual field. The special pathology of fields is dealt with in Part v. In part vi the fields in functional nervous disease is discussed. A good bibliography is added for those who are

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