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The field of pediatric urology has grown rapidly in recent years, although as Campbell states in his preface "it is still in the diaper age." Few books dealing with this most important and neglected subject cover the field as exhaustively and authoritatively as do these two volumes. The author is well known to urologists and pediatricians for his current contributions in this field and the two volumes reflect that experience. The text is distinctly original in organization and the material is based on a rich clinical background.
Volume I opens with a lucid and comprehensive chapter on methods of examination and diagnosis. The author discusses the technical phases of urologic diagnosis in infants and children aided by most instructive diagrams and illustrations. His presentation of interpretation of urologic symptoms is particularly well done. The discussion of history taking, physical examination, urologic examination (special examination of urine and blood, roentgen study
Pediatric Urology. JAMA. 1938;110(7):532. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790070056027