BookcaseBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7190.1083a (Published 17 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1083
- Christopher Martyn
Perhaps reports of the death of the textbook have been exaggerated. H G Beger and colleagues' The Pancreas: A Clinical Textbook (Blackwell Science, £295, ISBN 086542 420 9) is a huge new one. It costs nearly 300 pounds and probably weighs about the same. A total of 222 contributors, all unreconstructed narrative reviewers, have written 160 chapters. Unfortunately, the publishers have no plans to bring out a CD Rom version.
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