BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)
832 TBXBRIT1H 1 3-M.UEDICAL JOU]tALJ REVIEWS, SOME RECENT SURGICAL TEXTBOOKS. MUCH praise is due to Professor WATSON CHEYNE and Mr. BURCIHARD for the energy and industry shown in the prompt publication of the several parts of their Manual of b8urgical Treatment.' Two-tlhirds of the work, according to the original prospectus, have now been issued, and we may reasonably anticipate an early completion of this important addition to the literature of practical surgery. Muchl ground has still to be
... d has still to be covered, and the task, which we have no doubt will be ssuccessfully accomplished, still remains of rendering this a comprehensive' treatise on surgical therapeutics by a full discussion, among other subjects, of the wide and important branch of abdominal surgery. The fourth paxt, which has just been published, deals with the treatment of the surgical affections of the joints (including excisions) and the spine, and, as it includes a series of subjects of much interest to the practitioner, to whiclh special attention has evidently been paid by the authlors, it may be taken as a test of the scope and character of the whole manual. It contains 1A Mantual of Surgical Treatment.