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June 19, 1948

Practical Office Gynecology

JAMA. 1948;137(8):755. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890420089029

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The information presented in this book is based on laboratory and clinical investigations of Trichomonas vaginalis, Monilia albicans and leukorrhea. These subjects therefore are emphasized in the book, but of course others are included, particularly endocrinology, sterility, disorders and infections of the external and internal genitals and orthopedic and urologic aspects of gynecology. These chapters are proper subjects for a treatise on practical office gynecology, as is also the interesting chapter on " Some Psychological Aspects of Gynecology" written in collaboration with Louis Spivak. However, it is difficult to see why the author included in a book on office gynecology the following chapters: " Pregnancy Tests, Management of Abortion, Premature Labor and Postpartum Bleeding" and " Ovarian Pathology," which includes more than three pages of illustrations of ovarian tumors and a discussion of surgery of the ovary. Other illustrations which have nothing to do with office practice are those of intestines removed during

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