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September 19, 1942

Urology in War: Wounds and Other Emergencies of the Genito-Urinary Organs, Surgical and Medical

JAMA. 1942;120(3):245. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830380077035

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This treatise was intended to be an elementary guide to medical officers who are unfamiliar with the recognition and treatment of genitourinary lesions observed in war. The chapter on traumatic lesions of the genitourinary tract is very brief; in fact, less than fourteen pages are devoted to this important phase of the subject. It embodies many excerpts from Dr. H. H. Young's Practice of Urology and his other well known contributions to the subject of war lesions. It should be said that the illustrations are excellent. Included in the book is a chapter on anesthesiology by Dr. Tovell. This is an excellent epitome of practical anesthesiology which could be applicable to any surgical field. It merits more general recognition. Also included is a good, although very brief, chapter on the subject of bladder dysfunction after acute cerebrospinal injury written by Lloyd Lewis. Although a monograph of this type may be

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