September 16, 1933

Urology in Women: A Handbook of Urinary Diseases in the Female Sex.

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By E. Catherine Lewis, M.S., F.R.C.S., Surgeon to the Royal Free Hospital, London. Cloth. Temporary price, $1.75. Pp. 76, with 25 illustrations. Baltimore: William Wood & Company, 1933.

JAMA. 1933;101(12):953-954. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740370057041

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As the preface states, this is a little book, containing a scanty seventy-three pages of text in addition to numerous halftone and colored illustrations. The subject matter is divided into sections corresponding in context to the four anatomic divisions of the urinary tract; namely, the urethra, bladder, ureter and kidney. After a brief description of the anatomy of each division and the most frequent pathologic changes found, the more common methods of treatment are described. The anatomic descriptions and methods of diagnosis are abbreviations of those found in the standard textbooks. The forms of treatment recommended are those in more common use, and it is to be regretted that no attempt is made to discuss newer procedures. This is particularly striking in the section on renal infections (pyelitis and pyelonephritis); the more recent advances in dietary and intravenous chemical treatment are omitted. The book will serve as a short outline

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