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December 7, 1963

Atlas of Obstetric Complications.

JAMA. 1963;186(10):960. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03710100098032

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This atlas, representing the combined efforts of an obstetric clinician-teacher and a medical artist, presents in drawings and text the concepts which the senior author has developed through 50 years of clinical experience. Anatomy and physiology are emphasized as a basis for clinical management.

Most of the illustrations have been taken from scientific exhibits on maternal and infant health shown by the authors during the past 25 years and therefore will be familiar to physicians who have seen the exhibits at the meetings of the American Medical Association, the Illinois State Medical Society, and obstetrical and gynecologic organizations. Much thought and effort have gone into the preparation of both illustrations and text. The large, clear figures are well drawn, the text accompanying them is pertinent, color has been lavishly used, and the employment of sepia instead of black ink gives the book a warm and pleasing aspect.

The atlas encompasses

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