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May 1, 1937

Urology for Nurses

JAMA. 1937;108(18):1566-1567. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780180090032

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This is an excellent volume for its purpose. Not only is there a good historical review and general consideration of the subject, but also it is written in a manner that is easily understood. The chapters on the care of urologic instruments are especially to be recommended. Discussion of the relation of nurse to patient, especially as concerns venereal disease, is not forgotten. Adequate description of the various technical and laboratory procedures is included, so that the student can gain an understanding into their application. With the exception previously noted, the discussion of urology is quite complete and is satisfactory. Perhaps the poorest section of the book is that on urology in females. This is unfortunate as a great deal of the urologic treatment of females is performed by nurses. It is probable that, even though the fly leaf states that reference to other books is unnecessary, for this work

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