1894 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
a translation of the twentieth, twenty-first and a part of the twenty-second. In the twenty-first lesson the physical faults are said to be : 1, excessive tallness of stature ; 2, excessive shortness of stature ; 3, excessive hairiness ; 4, excessive baldness ; 5, excessive darkness of complexion ; 6, excessive whiteness of complexion ; 7, excessive obesity ; and 8, excessive leanness. The last two are especially damaging. The illustrious son of Atri had a very practical knowledge of his
more » ... ledge of his subject, for he says : "Of the two, viz.: excessive corpulency and excessive emaciation, the latter is rather tolerable ; for though the corpulent and the emaciated are equally situated, yet if disease assails both of them, it is sure to afflict the corpulent man more than the emaciated one." For the cure of these evils, dietary regulations, exercise, and regulation of sleep are commended. This fasciculus is not less interesting than its predecessors. A Text-Book of the Diseases of Women. By Henry J. Garrigues, A.M., M.D. Containing three hundred and ten engravings and colored plates. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders. 16mo., cl., pp. 690. 1894. This volume, which is dedicated to Dr. Abraham Jacobi, has been written for physicians, especially that class who "have not had the advantage of hospital training, and who go to a post-graduate school in order to learn gynecology ;" and also for " that larger class who would like to go to such an establishment but who find it impossible to leave their practice;" and finally, for "undergraduates studying in medical colleges." The work is therefore intended to be one for the general
doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420950037022 fatcat:s2luduhw7jhszpas4hufrgp2c4