This is the fourth (of 5) installment in a series of separately issued works on modern Ottoman medicine, printed over a period of nine years, edited by Besim Ömer (for a longer description see our previous item).
This volume includes highly important articles on Ottoman modern medicine; on topics such as vaccines for children; medical workers in the Russo-Japanese War; the importance of sports for the development of muscles; female students of chemistry abroad; the importance of clean conditions for human beings and animals; on the danger of mosquitoes and various microbes; the function of the brain and nervous system; the danger of alcoholism commencing in childhood and drinking alcohol amongst women; portraits of contemporary Ottoman chemists and pharmacists; and sanitary inspections of various provinces, etc.
A special article is dedicated to Marie Curie and discovery of radium.
The present example is bound in a beautiful contemporary binding.
It is unclear in the records of Worldcat if Western institutions hold any examples of the present fourth volume.