Here is a well established textbook, long recognized for its merits of sound presentation of the subject, translated and modified for American readers. The review of such a work offers a problem of varying natures to any reviewer. It includes, first, a consideration of the qualities of the original work; secondly, a consideration of the quality of the translation; thirdly, a consideration of the modifications and editions by the translator, and fourthly, a comparison of the work of the American publisher with that of the foreign publisher.
The work is now in its eighth edition in German and therefore has an established position in its field. It presents pathology as a living as well as a dead subject. The manifestations of disease are seen in the living and are related to signs and symptoms. It is important that the student correlate the objective appearances at the postmortem table with the