By E. C. Hamblen, B.S., M.D., F.A.C.S., Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N. C. Foreword by J. B. Collip, M.D., Gilman Cheney Professor of Biochemistry and Pathological Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal. Cloth. Price, $5.50. Pp. 453, with 169 illustrations. Springfield, Illinois, & Baltimore: Charles C. Thomas, 1939.
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Few tasks are more difficult than the task of reviewing the current data and opinions in the field of endocrine gynecology. No such effort will be received with uniform satisfaction. The book by statement is directed to the general practitioner. Many will find difficulty in digesting the volume of material presented, not through any defect in the author's presentation so much as because of the rapidity with which a whole world of information and misinformation has been accumulated in this field. However, any general practitioner with special interest in the medical phases of gynecology dealing with the endocrines may well find in this book what he is looking for in the way of recent orientation. The gynecologist also, while familiar with much of the data presented, will profit from the orderly and thorough arrangement and presentation of a large body of information.
The author is to be commended for bringing
Endocrine Gynecology. JAMA. 1940;114(17):1691-1692. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810170087027