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December 19, 1936

Gynecology for Nurses

JAMA. 1936;107(25):2078. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770510068031

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The excellent features of the first edition, namely, good illustrations, careful proportion of subject matter, simple exposition, and minute attention to details, are embodied in the second edition of this manual, which has now been brought down to date by the inclusion of sections on endocrinology and references to newer therapeutic measures, such as the Elliott treatment. The aim of the work is to provide the student nurse, the supervising nurse, the operating room nurse or the office nurse with sufficient knowledge of gynecology for the proper understanding of her work and, further, to provide her with detailed instruction in gynecologic nursing technic. This design has been admirably fulfilled. The personal views of the authors, which are of especial interest to the experienced surgeon or nurse, may limit somewhat the general acceptance of the volume as a textbook, since every hospital is inclined to teach its student nurses its own

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