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November 1935

Lehrbuch und Atlas der Augenheilkunde.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1935;14(5):869. doi:10.1001/archopht.1935.00840110183017

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This well known Lehrbuch, founded by Theodor Axenfeld, now appears in an eighth edition, edited by Prof. Ernst Hertel of Leipzig. The aim of the book is to serve the student with all necessary knowledge and at the same time act as a reference book for the practicing physician. The fact that the book is written by a number of authors is of great advantage, as these authors are all authorities on the topics treated in the particular chapters with which their names are connected. The last edition appeared in 1922, so that the revision is most timely. New features have been added, and certain parts have been revised, though the size remains the same. The list of co-editors has been greatly changed, and their selection is wise and appropriate. Thus, the section on examination of patients with diseases of the eye has been written by Hertel, and the important

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