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by Ian Jones, Jeremy Oats, and Robert Likeman, 81 pp, with illus, paper, AUD20, ISBN 1-9597299-2-5, Brisbane, Mater Misericordiae Health Services, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane 4101 Australia, 2001.
The first edition of this innovative textbook, Obstetric and Gynaecological Surgery in the Third World, has three main sections, a conclusion, 49 figures, three tables, and a comprehensive index. It is compact, approximately 170 × 238 × 8 mm, and could easily fit into a standard briefcase. The cover, printed in three colors on white gloss card, adds appropriate visual impact, especially the extensive use of orange-brown on blue. The principal aim of the textbook is to "provide practical advice on obstetric and gynaecological conditions" requiring surgical and medical management that may be encountered when providing humanitarian assistance in developing countries.
Obstetrics and GynaecologyObstetric and Gynaecological Surgery in the Third World. JAMA. 2002;288(11):1412-1413. doi:10.1001/jama.288.11.1412-JBK0918-3-1