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May 8, 1948

The Oculorotary Muscles

JAMA. 1948;137(2):217. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890360099028

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The book, as stated by the authors, is the outgrowth of a series of lectures given to graduate students in the field of ophthalmology. The chapters consist of those usually found in textbooks on ocular musculature with many quotations from well known authorities and copies of illustrations from other texts. Some original illustrations are either enlargements of those found in the writings of others or pictures of methods of patients seen by the author, all of which add little that is new. In the section on surgery of the eye muscles there are no illustrations. The omissions of medical treatment and orthoptic procedures are too numerous to be detailed. In the introduction the author stated: "There will be many who disagree with the ideas to be presented, but the majority who disagree will not have tried them and cannot, therefore, disagree from experience but only from theory." This statement with

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