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This fourth edition shows some improvement over the preceding ones, especially the added chapter on "Diseases of the Blood-Forming Organs." In this new section, the essential findings are well given, without being controversial.
Some of the technics advocated differ from American customs, for instance, the employment of an opening incision beginning in the neck instead of the axilla. There is no mention of the chloride test for drowning. The book is extremely practical, thorough, and puts a needed emphasis on deaths from causes other than disease. For the student beginner in pathology, this book will simplify and make easier the
Post-Mortem Appearances.. Ann Intern Med. ;13:1094–1095. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-6-1094_2
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