This useful little book, which reviews the progress in pathology and clinical pathology during 1951, lives up to the fine reputation earned by previous editions. The section on pathology covers both general and special pathology. It includes special articles on epidemic hemorrhagic fever and the pathogenesis of arteriosclerosis in human beings and birds, as well as numerous abstracts of articles covering the wide field of pathology. The section on clinical pathology gives new techniques in hematology, chemistry, bacteriology, serology, parasitology, and clinical microscopy.
The abstracts are representative of recent work in the specialty of pathology, are well written, and are complete enough to be useful. The editors usually indicate when the original article should be consulted for details and usually give the general background against which the article should be critically evaluated. This is most helpful. In the abstracts of the articles dealing with clinical pathology, the details of technique