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November 16, 1901

Principles of Surgery.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(20):1331. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470460045018

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Senn's "Principles of Surgery" has been before the profession ten years, and is perhaps the best work which has come from this author's pen. It is so well known that a general review of it is unnecessary. There have been few changes made in this the third edition. We note a short chapter on Degeneration, and one on Blastomycetic Dermatitis. Also a few X-ray plates have been introduced illustrating some of the changes which take place in bone. Many of the later views on some of the questions in surgical pathology have not yet found their way into the book; for instance, in describing the white corpuscle of blood one is led to suppose there is but a single variety of leucocyte, and no mention is made of the various kinds which are present in the blood and the changes which they undergo in certain pathological conditions. Notwithstanding this fact

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