This book, as the title indicates, consists of the papers presented at the sixth annual meeting of the Society. In addition to the president's address, there are twenty-eight papers together with the discussions. The papers cover all branches of the study of the circulation. Blood pressure, heart failure, the carotid sinus, electrocardiography, the vasomotor nerves and the parasympathetic and sympathetic systems are accorded a share of attention. The papers are profusely supplied with diagrams, charts and electrocardiograms.
The work is for the most part the result of experimentation on animals. There are a fair number of papers dealing with clinical observations of an experimental nature and a few purely clinical reports.
The work is well done but very highly specialized. For the research worker in this field or for the clinician who limits himself entirely to diseases of the circulation this book will prove extremely interesting and helpful. Apart from