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This reference book accomplishes its purpose, which is to bring urology comprehensively up to date in a collection of monographs. Most of the monographs are accompanied by a good bibliography. The section on urologic surgery includes a chapter on preoperative and postoperative care. The medical aspect of urology, somewhat neglected in recent years, is discussed in the sections on urologic diagnosis, endocrinology, and medical diseases of the kidney. Excellent discussions are also given on the adrenal, hypertension and nephritis, and nephritis and allied diseases in infants and children. The present status of radiation therapy of the genitourinary system is well presented. Appropriate emphasis on the intimate relationships of the basic sciences to clinical practice is presented throughout. This set of books is too large for use by the medical student, but it should be in the library of every urologist, resident in urology, internist, and pediatrician, since it contains much
Urology. Volumes I, II, and III. JAMA. 1955;157(8):690. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02950250064034