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January 23, 1960

Fundamentals of Gynecology

JAMA. 1960;172(4):403. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020040101031

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The authors have developed a concise, wellorganized textbook of gynecology, primarily for their students but useful to any student or graduate student of gynecology. While the work is basically in outline form, it includes a wealth of essential material which will provide not only a good knowledge of the subject, but an understanding of it as well. Although concise, it still contains enough background or historical material to give depth to the study of gynecology. The book is adequately illustrated and is printed on good paper. It provides a chart giving a partial list of endocrine products used in gynecology, with the name of the manufacturer, rate of administration, and dosage.

The first part covers anatomic considerations, including evaluation of the gynecologic patient, anatomy of the female pelvis, uterine displacements, and urinary incontinence. The second part deals with menstruation, abnormal uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, the menopause, virilism, and intersexuality. Part

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