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January 20, 1940

Office Gynecology

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By J. P. Greenhill, B.S., M.D., F.A.C.S., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University Medical School, Chicago. Cloth. Price, $3. Pp. 406, with 106 illustrations. Chicago, Illinois: Year Book Publishers, Inc., 1939.

JAMA. 1940;114(3):279. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810030079039

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Even those who are wearied by the large number of gynecologic textbooks will admit that there is a field for such a book as this, which concisely collects and summarizes the several current gynecologic procedures which can be performed in the office. The author states in the preface that the purpose of the book is to present to the physicians who cannot conveniently avail themselves of postgraduate study the recent phases of gynecology that may suitably be practiced in the office. Following a brief but readable review of history taking and physical examination, the various medical entities of gynecology as well as minor surgical procedures are discussed. Some of the procedures mentioned may be a bit too ambitious to be carried out as a routine in the office except when hospitalization is not feasible for sound reasons. The various diagnostic and therapeutic technics are well outlined by the author and

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