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January 3, 1885

Atlas of Female Pelvic Anatomy.

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By D. Berry Hart, M.D., F.R.C.P.E., Lecturer School of Medicine, Edinburgh, etc., etc. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1884. From Jansen, McClurg & Co., Chicago.

JAMA. 1885;IV(1):28. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02390760036015

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Abstract

This is a new and important contribution to anatomical science. The author is quite well and favorably known on both sides of the Atlantic, from his former works, "Manual of Gynæcology " (with Dr. Barbour) and " Structural Anatomy of Female Pelvic Floor."

The present work is as masterly and complete as seems possible on such a subject. Most of the delineations are new and valuable, especially those forming the plates on fœtal developments and the frozen sections.

Imperfections in our knowledge of precise regional anatomy, especially in the diseases of women, have been the cause of confusion of ideas and disputed theories, with much fruitless discussion. The present work will in future furnish a basis for greater accuracy and precision to all gynæcologists who will avail themselves of it.

It is a handsome quarto volume containing about forty colored plates, all drawn from actual dissections with extreme care and fidelity. As

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