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February 18, 1911

A Manual of Dissection and Practical Anatomy of Head and Neck. For Students, Surgeons and Specialists.

JAMA. 1911;LVI(7):533. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560070065036

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In his preface the author says, "I came to the conclusion that the entire macroscopic anatomy for the dissecting-room and also for surgical purposes should be arranged in natural outline form, and consequently I have prepared this volume on the head and neck." The book contains 600 pages slightly smaller than those in Gray's "Anatomy," with the subject-matter arranged in typical outline form, with headings, subheadings and further divisions. As there is considerable descriptive text, and as the outline form is used in laying out the matter, the full space is occupied with this one region of the body. To put the "entire macroscopic anatomy" of a region such as has been selected into an outline, is a work that might appal one less hardy than the author. As to the real test of its merit the words of the author may be further quoted as follows: "To what extent

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