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February 23, 1884

The Dissector's Manual.

JAMA. 1884;II(8):219. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390330023010

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This is one of those invaluable aids to the student in his study of practical anatomy. It commends itself alike in regard to quality and quantity. While it is small enough to readily slip in the pocket, it is unusually complete in describing the steps in the process of exposing to view each successive structure to be dissected. It contains 49 excellent cuts, which are nearly all new, and which were drawn from preparations specially prepared under the direction of the authors.

The estimate now before the Municipal Council for the expenses of the Paris hospitals and hospices for 1884, sets them down at $4,046,600—being $123,300 higher than 1883, on account of the rise in the amounts and prices of the various articles of diet, and of some medicinal substances. From a comparison of the years from 1865 to 1882, the population of these establishments has increased by 21 per

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