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May 1, 1886

An Atlas of Clinical Microscopy.

JAMA. 1886;VI(18):500. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250050024013

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This book is handsomely illustrated by well drawn original figures. It covers a field that has not been perfectly covered before. The aim of the work is to furnish illustrations of the objects seen in the various secretions, excretions and exudates commonly examined for clinical purposes. The text is brief and will serve chiefly as a guide to rather than as a full explanation of the objects illustrated. The scope of the work can be better comprehended by quoting the titles of its main divisions: 1. Microscopic Examination of the Blood; 2. Of the Milk; 3. Of the Urine; 4. Of the Sputum; 5. Of the Stool; 6. Of the Contents of the Stomach; 7. Of Fluid from Abdominal Tumors; 8. Of Secretions from the Female Sexual Organs; 9. Various Micro-organisms Provoking Disease. Each subject is considered in detail. For example, from urinary sediments the various forms of crystalline bodies

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