Human embryology

Human embryology

BOOK REVIEWS 307 An interesting book, by AIbert Q. MaiseI,4 concerning the story of the new medical weapons that are and will save Iives, is caIIed ...

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An interesting book, by AIbert Q. MaiseI,4 concerning the story of the new medical weapons that are and will save Iives, is caIIed “Miracles of Military Medicine.” This offers a good evening’s reading. The Year Book Publishers give us the second edition of “Sulfanilamide and Related Compounds in Genera1 Practice” by WesIey W. Spink.” Inasmuch as the majority of men prescribe these drugs for every aiIment from failing hair to faIIen arches, it might not be out of order to suggest more knowledge on this subject, hence this book. If the anesthetists in this country were as numerous as genera1 surgeons, we wouId make a major issue of John S. Lundy’s “CIinicaI Again, the government might Anesthesia,‘” with 266 ilIustrations.6 invest in a few hundred (or shouId we say thousand) copies and distribute them among the Iads who “siing” anesthetics in the army, navy, marines, coast guard, flying forces, et al. This is an excehent and important book. MacmiIIan offers us Maurice Levine’s “Psychotherapy in a non-technica handbook7 intended for the MedicaI Practice,” This book is interesting genera1 practitioner and medica student. and instructive. “Human Embryology” (one of the MedicaI Student Series) by Joseph Krafka, Jr.,* was written to meet the demand for a short, concise, compIete textbook of embryoIogy. If you are interested, we recommend it. Medical students, advanced Red Cross workers, and many others who have taken the usua1 first aid courses are recommended to fohow it up with CoIe and Puestow’s “First Aid . . . An Advanced Guide.” We mention this exceIIent book9 so that physicians wiI1 know 4 Miracles of Military Medicine. By Albert Q. Maisel. New York, DuelI, SIoan and Pearce. 5 Sulfanilamide and Related Compounds in General Practice. By WesIey W. Spink. 2nd ed. Chicago, Year Book Publishers. Price $3.00. 6 Clinical Anesthesia-A Manual of ClinicaI Anesthesiology. By John S. Lundy. PhiIadeIphia, 1942. W. B. Saunders. Price $9.00. 7 Psychotherapy in Medical Practice. By Maurice Levine. New York, Macmillan. 8 Human Embryology. By Joseph Krafka, Jr. New York, 1942. PauI B. Hoeber, Inc. Price $4.75. 9 First Aid-SurgicaI and Medicat. By Warren H. Cole and Charles B. Puestow. New York, 1942. D. AppIeton-Century.