January 25, 1941

Office Urology With a Section on Cystoscopy

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By P. S. Pelouze, M.D., Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Cloth. Price, $10. Pp. 766, with 443 illustrations. Philadelphia & London: W. B. Saunders Company, 1940.

JAMA. 1941;116(4):354. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820040088036

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In giving his reason for the presentation of this book, the author states that he has attempted to comply with the request of the publisher to write a book on his experience in office urologic diagnosis and treatment. "One cannot spend years at office urology without feeling that there are many operations performed that rather easily might have been avoided by early attention to little things. It is of these little things that I have tried to write...." Again, "there is little need that a book of this type be made a repository for medical curiosities. If there is a need, it is for the portrayal of the things that doctors see and treat in their daily experiences, and it is to these that the book is devoted." When the author sticks to his concept of the mandate, he makes his book exceptionally lucid, informative and authoritative. When the book

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