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Book Reviews

Claudia Naidu

Abstract


Operative Surgery. Volume 2. Abdomen. (Completion.) Under the General Editorship of Charles Rob, M.C., M.COO., F.R.C.S. and Rodney Smith, M.S., F.R.C.S. pp. viii + 407 + (4) (Index). 530 illustrations. (This work will consist of 8 Volumes at £5 10s. Od. for each volume and an Index at £2 Os. Od.) London: Butterworth & Co. (Publishers) Ltd. South African Office: Butterworth & Co. (Africa) Ltd., P.O. Box 792, Durban. 1956.

Operative Surgery. Volume 3. Rectum and Anus, Thorax. Under the General Editorship of Charles Rob, M.C., M.Chir., ER.C.S. and Rodney Smith, M.S., F.R.C.S. pp. xii + 96. (part IV) + 215 (part V) + 4 (Index). 464 Illustrations. 1957.

Tumors of the Eye and Adnexa. Fascicle 38 of Atlas of Tumor Pathology. By Algernon B. Reese. Pp. 205. With 122 illustrations. Washington: Anned Forces Institute of Pathology. 2.00. 1956.

Excerpta Medica. The International Medical Abstracting Service. Cardiovascular Diseases. Vol. I. No. 1. Section XVIII. January 1957. (Abstr. o. 1-303.) Editor: J. W. C. de Groot. pp. 78. Each yearly volume will contain 800 to 900 pages inclusive of the yearly authors' index and a cross-referenced subject index. Subscription fee 15 per year. Amsterdam: The Excerpta Medica Foundation. 1957.

Lysergic Acid Diethylamide and Mescaline in Experimental Psychiatry. Edited by Louis Cholden, M.D. Pp. xi + 85. 83.00. ew York and London: Grune & Stratton Inc. 1956.

Endemic Syphilis in the Bakwena Reserve of the Bechuanaland Protectorate. By J. F. Murray, M.B., Ch.B., M.D., D.P.H., A. M. Merriweather, M.B., Ch.B., D.T.M. & H., M.R.C.P., M. L. Freedman, O.B.E., M.B., Ch.B., D.P.H. with D. J. de Villiers. Pp. 975-1039. 76 illustrations. Geneva: World Health Organization. 1956.

Annual Epidemiological and Vital Statistics, 1954. World Health Organization, Geneva, 1957, 617 pages. Price £2 10s.10.00, Fr. frs. 2,400 or Sw. fr. 30. Bilingual edition (French and English). Local Sales Agent: Van Schaik's Bookstore (Pty.) Ltd., P.O. Box 724, Pretoria.

Study Group on the Ecology of Intermediate Snail Hosts of Bilharziasis: Report. World Health Organization: Technical Report Series, 1957, No. 120, 38 pages. Price Is. 9d., SO.30, Sw. fr. 1. Also available in French and Spanish. Local Sales Agent: Van Schaik's Bookstore (Pty.) Ltd., P.O. Box 724, Pretoria.

Modern Medicine for Nurses. 4th Edition. By Patria Asher, M.D., M.R.C.P. Pp. xiii + 378. Figs. 99. 215.6<1. net. London: William Heinemann Medical Books Ltd. 1957.




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