Recent Literature The Urine and the Common Poisons. Memoranda, Chemical and Microscopical, for Laboratory Use . By J. W. Holland, M. D., professor of Medical Chemistry and Toxicology, Jefferson Medical College. Illustrated. Second edition, revised and much enlarged. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co., 1888. Chemical Experiments for Medical Students . Arranged after Beilstein. By W. S. Christopher, M.D., demonstrator of chemistry, Medical College of Ohio. Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co. 1888

1888 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
ether for obstetric anaesthesia will hardly find acceptance in this part of the country ; and as he does not describe the use and advantages of ether, this want has been supplied by the editor. Chloral, bromide of ethyl, and cocaine receive adequate consideration. Parvin's chapter on the Anomalies of the Forces in Labor, embracing also a consideration of pelvic deformities and foetal anomalies, is written in the author's well-known clear and scholarly style. As a whole, the volume deserves to
more » ... olume deserves to rank well among similar works ; and while not adapted to the use of the student it will doubtless be favorably received by the studious physician. The appearance of the second volume will be awaited with interest. The Urine and the Common Poisons. Memoranda,
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