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September 13, 1902

A Manual of Practical Anatomy.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(11):649. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480370057023

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Abstract

The second part of this manual deals with the anatomy of the abdomen and thorax. It contains four colored plates and one hundred and fifty-one figures in the text. Most of the latter are copied from other text-books on anatomy. Throughout the book very little reference is made to fetal remains. On page 83 the appendix is said to have an average length of from four to seven inches. This is much too long, at least according to the experience of American surgeons and anatomists. The supports of the kidneys are well elucidated, and Figs. 178 and 179 show very clearly the anatomic relations and the supports themselves. Hardly enough emphasis is placed on the relation of the axis of the uterus to that of the vagina. In the thorax the importance of landmarks are pointed out, but are not well illustrated. Part II throughout is rather condensed considering the

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