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June 16, 1917

Text-Book of Ophthalmology.

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(24):1867. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270060275032

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Abstract

As the translator, who has done his duty well, explains, the present edition is in several senses a new work. He has made a number of radical alterations in arrangement of the text of the fourth edition which have certainly made the new volume more serviceable as a book of reference. In this important sense the present work is the result of the joint labors of both Fuchs and Duane. As a reflex of the recent progress of ophthalmology, a number of pages have been added to the chapters on oculomuscular disturbances, glaucoma, retinal diseases, refraction and operations on the eye. Of the many actual additions to our knowledge of opthalmology, scattered throughout the book, may be mentioned discussions on ophthalmic therapy by means of tuberculin and other vaccines; the mapping of scotomas and the blind spot; squirrel plague and eel's blood conjunctivitis; color testing and the visual field; extragenital

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