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January 30, 1937


JAMA. 1937;108(5):420. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780050076029

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This edition carries on the tradition of the Keyes urology— an admirably written example of dogmatism. The volume is divided into eleven sections, which cover the field of urology. Urology has become such a broad subject, however, that one man's experience is insufficient to cover the field, and certainly there are sections of this textbook of urology which are very weak. One wonders just what place this will fill in the physician's library. Certainly it is too sketchy to serve as a reference book for the urologist. As a volume destined for the general practitioner, it falls down in that one of the poorest sections is that on the treatment of urinary infection. On the other hand there is too much detail, especially as concerns malignant disease, to recommend the volume for the medical student. The technic of irradiation is not complete enough to interest the radiologist. It would seem

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