[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.146.141.60. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
June 26, 1967

Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Author Affiliations

Ann Arbor, Mich

 

vol 1, edited by Stewart L. Marcus and Cyril C. Marcus, 699 pp, with illus, $19.25, Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Co., 1967.

JAMA. 1967;200(13):1187. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03120260083027

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

Volume 1 of Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology, edited by Stewart L. and Cyril C. Marcus, might well be used as a textbook for any young obstetrician-gynecologist who is beginning a career in academic medicine; it would also be hard to imagine a better source of review material for board examinations than this volume. The range is nearly as wide as the medical horizon of our time; only the psychosocial aspects of obstetrics and gynecology have been omitted. The rest is all here: ultrasound, immunologic problems, bacteremic shock, surgery for cancer of the cervix. But this book is not superficial; materials are treated in satisfactory depth.

The roster of contributors constitutes a real "all-star cast." Naturally, there is considerable variation in the writing style from chapter to chapter, but this is only a small disadvantage.

It is hard to imagine an obstetric and gynecologic book which would do a better

×