This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
Dr. Arnold Sorsby, the editor of volume 2 of this important series, has corrected certain gaps which were discovered in the contents of volume 1 (reviewed in the Archives24:426 [Aug.] 1940) and has made some necessary revisions. A perusal of the table of contents will show how important these new chapters are. The forty-eight subjects are grouped in five sections: physiology, diagnostic procedures, pathology, treatment and social aspects.
The headings of a few of the chapters indicate the broad scope of the book: "Illumination," W. R. Stevens; "The Electrophysiology of the Retina," Ragnar Granit; "Senescence of the Eye," F. P. Fischer; "Gonioscopy," Manuel Uribe Troncoso; "Opthalmodynamometry and Some of Its Clinical Applications," C. Espildora-Luque; "The Nature of Sporadic Congenital Malformations," Ida Mann; "Ocular Manifestations of Vitamin Deficiencies," G. B. Bietti; "Focal Infections," Alan C. Woods; "Virus Affections of the Eye," Arnold Sorsby; "Some Newly Defined Clinical Entities Affecting
Knapp A. Modern Trends in Ophthalmology. Volume 2.. Arch Ophthalmol. 1949;41(5):654–655. doi:10.1001/archopht.1949.00900040670018
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.