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Atlas of Perinatology

Joan E. Hodgman, MD
JAMA. 1983;250(11):1470-1471. doi:10.1001/jama.1983.03340110072048.
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The Atlas of Perinatology by Aladjem and Vidyasagar is a large, handsome volume. A variety of authors have contributed to the 22 chapters on perinatal subjects ranging from pathology to neonatal ophthalmology. As usual with multiple authors, there is some variation in both style and quality among the chapters.

As an atlas, the emphasis is on pictorial presentation; the quality of the pictures, most of them in color, is generally excellent. The pictures of pathology, both gross and microscopic, are well done, as are the pictures of infants. I particularly enjoyed the examples of fetal monitoring records from actual cases. Some of the subjects lend themselves to the format better than others. Pictures of personnel holding equipment were not particularly enlightening, and I doubt whether the educational value of a picture of parents holding their discharged infant is worth the price of reproduction.

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