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Jackson on the Skin

THE READY-REFERENCE HANDBOOK OF DISEASES of the Skin. By GEORGE THOMAS JACKSON, M. D., Professor of Dermatology, Women's Medical College, New York Infirmary. In one 12mo. volume of 534 pages, with 50 illustrations and a colored plate. Cloth, $2.75.

The author's large experience as a practi- | and external use is of no little value.-The tioner and teacher has been brought to bear Southern Practitioner, January, 1893. in producing a work admirably adapted to This is a plain, practical survey of skin convey a practical knowledge of dermatol- diseases, intended to present dermatology ogy. It would be difficult to conceive of a as it now exists. Symptomatology, diagnosis work more exactly suited to the needs of and treatment occupy the first place. To the both students and practitioners. Richly general practitioner and the student of derillustrated, issued in convenient form, and matology it is especially useful. Well-tried at & price within the means of all, the and valuable formulæ are given, and there is volume is assured of wide usefulness. The a good index. Clearness, common sense and Alpbabetical arrangement of the different simplicity are the qualities that chiefly comdiseases has been adopted, making it exceed- mend this admirable handbook to the stuingly convenient for ready reference. An dent.-- The New York Medical Journal, Novemappendix of quite a number of formulæ for ber 19, 1892, baths, combinations of drugs for internal

Hardaway's Manual of Skin Diseases.

MANUAL OF SKIN DISEASES. With Special Reference to Diagnosis and Treatment. For the Use of Students and General Practitioners. By W. A. HARDAWAY, M. D., Prof. of Skin Diseases in the Missouri Med. Col., St. Louis. In one 12mo. vol. of 440 pages. Cloth, $3.00.

This Manual is conveniently arranged to diagnoses clearly given, while the sections serve students and practitioners as a practi- on treatment of each of the diseases are cal guide in the study of skin diseases. The based mostly, on practical experience of subjects are arranged alphabetically for many years of the author as a distinguished quick reference. The descriptions of the specialist.Va. Med. Monthly, Sept. 1892. diseases are well made, and their causes and

Culver & Hayden on Venereal Diseases.

A MANUAL OF VENEREAL DISEASES. By E. M. CULVER, M. D., Pathologist and Assistant Attending Surgeon, Manhattan Hospital, N. Y., and J. R. HAYDEN, M. D., Chief of Clinic Venereal Department, Vanderbilt Clinic, College of Physicians and Surgeons, N. Y. In one 12mo. volume of 289 pages, with 33 illustrations. Cloth, $1.75.

In this little volume the authors have have had a wide range of experience, and succeeded admirably in giving the student that they have cultivated their opportunities and practitioner an epitome of our knowl- a perusal of their work will testify. The edge of the venereal diseases. The book book is one of the best manuals of its kind contains nothing foreign to the subjects to for the busy physician and for the student. be treated, and abounds in hints and sug- -New York Medical Journal, Jan. 23, 1892. gestions of practical value. The authors

The Students' Quiz Series.

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Taylor on Venereal Diseases—New Ed. Preparing.

THE PATHOLOGY AND TREATMENT OF VENEREAL Diseases. Including the results of recent investigations upon the subject. By R. W. TAYLOR, A. M., M. D., Clinical Professor of Genito-Urinary Diseases in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, Professor of Venereal and Skin Diseases in the University of Vermont. Being the sixth edition of Bumstead and Taylor, entirely rewritten by Dr. Taylor. Large 8vo. volume about 900 pages, with about 150 engravings, as well as numerous chromo-lithographs. In active preparation.

A notice of the previous edition is appended. The character of this standard work is so of venereal diseases in the language; admirwell known that it would be superfluous able as a model of clear description, an ex

pass in review its general or ponent of sound pathological doctrine, and special points of excellence. The verdict of a guide for rational and successful treatthe profession has been passed; it has been ment, it is an ornament to the medical literaccepted as the most thorough and complete ature of this country.-Journal of Cutaneous ex position of the pathology and treatment and Venereal Diseases.

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Hyde on the Skin-Second Edition.

A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON DISEASES OF THE Skin. For the Use of Students and Practitioners. By JAMES NEVINS HYDE, A. M., M. D., Professor of Dermatology and Venereal Diseases in Rush Medical College, Chicago. Second edition. In one octavo volume of 676 pages, with 2 colored plates and 85 illus. Cloth, $4.50 ; leather, $5.50.

In this volume the author has supplied the valuable and creditable addition to Ameri. student with a work of standard value. can dermatological literature and a reliable While thorough and comprehensive in the guide for students and practitioners. The description of disease, it is especially helpful Amer. Practitioner and News, Sept. 29, 1888. in the matter of treatment. In this regard We can heartily recommend it, not only as it leaves nothing to the presumed knowledge an admirable text-book for teacher and of the reader, but enters thoroughly into the student, but in its clear and comprehensive most minute descriptions, so that one is not rules for diagnosis, its sound and independonly told what should be done under givenent doctrines in pathology, and its minute conditions, but how to do it as well. Care and judicious directions for the treatment of has been taken also to render the nomen- disease, as a most satisfactory and complete clature as clear and unconfusing as the pres-practical guide for the physician. - The ent state of dermatology will admit. The Amer. Jour, of the Med. Sciences, July, 1888. book is one we can heartily recommend as a

Fox's Epitome of Skin Diseases—Third Edition.

AN EPITOME OF SKIN DISEASES. With Formulæ. For Students and Practitioners. By TILBURY Fox, M. D., Physician to the Dep. for Skin Diseases, Univ. College Hospital, London, and T. COLCOTT Fox, M. R. C. S., Physician for Diseases of the Skin to the Westminster Hosp., London. Third edition, 12mo., 238 pages. Cloth, $1.25.

The little handbook will prove alike valu- which reference is made in preceding pages. able to the student and practitioner of medi- The work is most excellently arranged and cine, being as it is, an epitome, yet quite will, we are satisfied, be highly appreciated. full and complete. The pharmacopæia em- - The Southern Practitioner, February, 1884. braces a series of very valuable formulæ to

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Thomas & Mundé on Diseases of Women-6th Ed.

A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE DISEASES OF Women. By T. GAILLARD THOMAS, M. D., LL. D., Emeritus Professor of Diseases of Women in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, and PAUL F. MUNDÉ, M. D., Professor of Gynecology in the New York Polyclinic. New (sixth) edition, thoroughly revised and rewritten by DR. MUNDÉ. In one large and handsome octavo volume of 824 pages, with 347 illustrations, of which 201 are new. Cloth, $5.00; leather, $6.00.

The profession has sadly felt the want of a writer as Dr. Mundé, was hailed with dea text-book on diseases of women, which light. The result is what is perhaps, on the should be comprehensive, and at the same whole, the best practical treatise on the subtime not diffuse, systematically arranged so lject in the English language. It is, as we have as to be easily grasped by, the student of said, the best text-book we know, and will limited experience, and which should em- be of special value to the general practitioner brace the wonderful advances which have as well as to the specialist. The illustrabeen made within the last two decades. tions are very satisfactory. Many of them Thomas' work fulfilled these conditions, and are new, and are particularly clear and atthe announcement that a new edition was tractive.-Boston Medical and Surgical Jourabout to be issued, revised by so competent | nal, January 14, 1892.

Davenport's Non-Surgical Gynæcology-2d Edition.

DISEASES OF WOMEN; A MANUAL OF NON-SURgical Gynæcology. Designed

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Use of Students and General Practitioners. By F. H. DAVENPORT, M. D., Assistant in Gynæcology in the Medical Dept. of Harvard University, Boston. New (second) edition. In one 12mo. volume of 314 pages, with 107 illus. Cloth, $1.75.

It teaches the physician or the student how in the future intends to make gynæcology to do the little things, or to remedy, the his life-work, we believe that Davenport's minor evils in connection with gynæcology. book will be essential to his success, because To those in the profession who are about to it will teach bim facts which larger works interest themselves particularly in this sometimes ignore.The Therapeutic Gazetle, branch of surgery, and to the student who | October 15, 1892.

May's Manual of Diseases of Women-2d Edition.

A MANUAL OF THE DISEASES OF WOMEN. Being a Concise and Systematic Exposition of the Theory and Practice of Gynecology. By CHARLES H. MAY, M. D., Late House Surg. to Mt. Sinai Hosp., N. Y. Second edition, by L. S. RAU, M. D., Attend. Gynecologist at Harlem Hosp., N. Y. In one 12mo. of 360 pages, with 31 illus. Cloth, $1.75. This is a manual of gynecology in a very

titioner who wishes to refresh his memory condensed form, and the fact that a sccond rapidly but has not the time to consult larger edition has been called for indicates that it works. We are much struck with the readihas met with a favorable reception. It is ness and convenience with which one can intended, the author tells us, to aid the stu- refer to any subject contained in this voldent who after having carefully perused lar- ume. Carefully compiled indexes and amger works desires to review the subject, and ple illustrations also enrich the work,— The he adds that it may be useful to the prac- | Physician and Surgeon, June, 1890.

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Emmet's Gynæcology—Third Edition.

THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF GYNÆCOLOGY; For the Use of Students and Practitioners of Medicine. By THOMAS ADDIS EMMET, M. D., LL. D., Surgeon to the Woman's Hospital, New York, etc. Third edition, thoroughly revised. In one large and very handsome octavo volume of 880 pages, with 150 illustrations. Cloth, $5.00; leather, $6.00.

The originality and amplitude of resource from his library. Its practical teachings which characterize tho operative procedures render it indispensable to the general pracof the author are faithfuily mirrored in the titioner, while its novel views and operagoodly volume before us. Þr. Emmet simpli- tions commend it to the progressive gynefies the treatment of diseases of women ma-cologist. --Medical Record, December 20, 1884. terially. The original and practical con- Medical students and physicians will find tributions form a pedestal upon which his no work that better elucidates the etiology, fame must securely rest. The work is an in- pathology and treatment of diseases of exhaustible fountain of clinical information, women. It is a treasury of valuable practiwhich no practitioner who has the interest cal knowledge set forth in a clear, interestof his clientele at heart can afford to miss | ing style.-Cincinnati Med. News, Jan. 1885.

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Edis on Women.

THE DISEASES OF WOMEN. Including their Pathology, Causation, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment. A Manual for Students and Practitioners. By ARTHUR W. EDIS, M. D., London, F. R. C. P., M. R. C. S., Assistant Obstetric Physician to Middlesex Hospital, late Physician to British Lying-in Hospital. In one handsome octavo volume of 576 pages, with 148 illustrations. Cloth, $3.00; leather, $4.00.

The special qualities which are conspicu. I the more common methods of treatment, ous are thoroughness in covering the whole and yet very little is said about them in ground, clearness of description and con- many of the text-books. The book is one ciseness of statement. Another marked to be warmly recommended especially to feature of the book is the attention paid to students and general practitioners, who need the details of many minor surgical opera- a concise but complete résumé of the whole tions and procedurer, as, for instance, the subject. . Specialists, too, will find many, use of tents, application of leeches, and use useful hints in its pages.- Boston Medical of hot-water injections. These are among ) and Surgical Journal, March 2, 1882.

Sutton on the Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes.

SURGICAL DISEASES OF THE OVARIES AND FALlopian Tubes, including Tubal Pregnancy. By J. BLAND SUTTON, F. R.C. S., Assistant Surgeon to the Middlesex Hospital, London. In one crown octavo volume of 544 pages, with 119 engravings and 5 colored plates. Cloth, $3.00.

If ever the writer of book reviews is to be of the subjects treated, breathes a spirit of pardoned for indulging in extravagant couservatisin which can but be beneficial to praise of a new work, it is in the review of operators who look to the knife as the only the Surgical Diseases of the Oraries and rational treatment for almost all abdominal Fallopian Tubes. The author is recognized diseases. The work is profusely illustrated the world over as an authority on gyne- and the engravings are all splendidly execological surgery, and his many contribu- cuted, some of them being works of art. We tions to medical literature have at once more than commend the book to our read taken rank with the highest class of medi- ers, even going so far as io urge them to cal works. The book before us, exhaustive obtain it. - Medical Fortnightly, April 15, 1892.

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Parvin's Obstetrics-Second Edition.

THE SCIENCE AND ART OF OBSTETRICS. By THEOPHILUS PARVIN, M. D., LL. D., Professor of Obstetrics and the Diseases of Women and Children in Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia. Second edition. In one handsome 8vo. volume of 701 pages, with 239 engravings and a colored plate. Cloth, $4.25; leather, $5.25.

We regard it as the most valuable text-sion of the undergraduate. We think this book for the student of medicine yet feature is one of the strongest in the work, published. The author has been a most suc- and commends it especially to teachers. cessful teacher for a long period, and tbe Tbe present edition is greatly improved, and discipline and training or the lecture-room embodies all the advances made in tbis imare observed in the clearness with which the portant department of medicine up to the often obscure principles of the science and art iime of its publication.-Buffalo Medical and of obstetrics are presented to the comprehen-Surgical Journal, December, 1890.

Playfair's Midwifery-Seventh Edition.

A TREATISE ON THE SCIENCE AND PRACTICE OF Midwifery. By W. S. PLAYFAIR, M. D., F. R. C. P., Professor of Obstetric Medicine in King's College, London, etc. Fifth American, from the seventh English edition. Edited, with additions, by ROBERT P. HARRIS, M. D. In one handsome octavo volume of 664 pages, with 207 engravings and 5 plates. Cloth, $4.00; leather, $5.00.

Truly a wonderful book; an epitome of all the time of complete involution has had the obstetrical knowledge, full, clear and con- author's patient attention. The plates and cise. In thirteen years it has reached seven illustrations, carefully studied, will teach the editions. It is perhaps the most popular science of midwifery. The reader of this work of its kind ever presented to the pro- book will bave before him the very latest fession. Beginning with the anatomy and and best of obstetric practice, and also of all physiology of the organs concerned, noth- the coincident troubles connected therewith. ing is left unwritten that the practical ac- -Southern Practitioner, December, 1889. coucheur should know. It seems that every This work holds an enviable place in all conceivable physiological or pathological medical colleges as a standard text-book. condition from the moment of conception to -The Cincinnati Lancet-Clinic, Nov. 2, 1889.

King's Obstetrics—New (5th) Edition. Just Ready.

A MANUAL OF OBSTETRICS. By A. F. A. KING, M. D., Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women in the Medical Department of the Columbian University, Washington, D.C., and in the University of Vermont, etc. New (fifth) edition. In one very handsome 12mo. volume of 450 pages, with 150 illustrations. Cloth, $2.50.

We cannot imagine a better manual for the teachers of obstetrics who are particular to hard-worked student; while its clean and recommend this manual to their students, practical teachings make it invaluable to the and such advice based upon personal exbusy, practitioner. The illustrations add perience, is certainly the best encomium that much to the subject matter.- The National could be made. We can heartily recommend Medical Review, Oct. 1892.

this work to all of our readers as well as to It seems to be just the handy reference students who desire to acquire a practical book physicians want, and they will not do knowledge of obstetrics.-The St. Louis Medo without it. We are also acquainted with | ical and Surgical Journal, December, 1892.

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