The Practitioner Volume 72

The Practitioner Volume 72

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...have each distinctive features. A H H chapter at the end of the book, which will be found of considerable use, gives the regulations as to the vision required by candidates for the different public services. It is throughout a thoroughly practical book, and can be recommended to students requiring a reliable guide to this most important branch of ophthalmic work. Golden Rules of Refraction. By ERNEST E. MADDOX, M.D., F.R.C.S. Edin.; Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Victoria Hospital, Bournemouth. Bristol: John Wright and Co. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co. Price Is. DR. MADDOX says that this book is to be regarded as a little miniature of a subject to which only a large volume could do justice. To paint a miniature requires as much skill as to cover a large canvas; and similarly, to compress into a small book, capable of being carried in the waistcoat pocket: 1 clear and comprehensive account of a subject on which large volumes have been written, is no mean accomplishment. The amount of useful information which is to be found here condensed into 86 small pages is astonishing. No student can now complain that the subject of refraction is one which it takes too long to read up. The whole book can be read from cover to cover in two hours. In a hospital journal some years ago a sarcastic student inserted an examination-paper in which one of the questions was, " Write all you learnt in the eye-department on the back of your visiting card." A text-book which taught him to condense his knowledge into a few words, as this one does, would be invaluable for such a performance. The Practical Details of Cataract Extraction. By H. HERBERT, F.R.C.S. Eng., Major I.M.S., Professor of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery, Grant Medical...show more

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 599g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236821947
  • 9781236821942