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January 1932

Kurzes Handbuch der Ophthalmologie.

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By F. Schieck and A. Brückner. Volume IV. Price, 165 marks. Pp. 874. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1931.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;7(1):160-161. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820080172014

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One of the outstanding features of this remarkable "Handbuch" is the promptness with which its volumes are appearing. The new volume is the fourth and contains : "The Diseases of the Conjunctiva, Cornea and Sclera," which are described by Professor Schieck, of Würzburg Dr. Cramer, of Kottbus, contributes the part on the "Injuries and Occupational Diseases of the Eye," including the subject of "Compensation." "Sympathetic Diseases of the Eye" are treated by Professor Reis, of Bonn. "The Physiology and Pathology of Intra-Ocular Pressure and Glaucoma" are discussed by Professor Thiel, of Berlin.

The part on the conjunctiva, cornea and sclera occupies one half of the volume. Professor Schieck has treated this important part in a masterly way, presenting the essentials and omitting nothing of importance, with many new and excellent illustrations, often in colors, pertinent slit-lamp findings and a brief bibliography.

The second part on injuries and occupational

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