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Article
Sept 11, 1967

Neurogenic Bladder

Author Affiliations

Boston

 

edited by Saul Boyarsky (A Symposium held under the auspices of the Vocational Rehabilitation Administration and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, Feb 18-20, 1965), 306 pp, with illus, $14.50, Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Co., 1967.

JAMA. 1967;201(11):897-898. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03130110123059

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Abstract

All credit to Doctor Boyarsky for his symposium! A progress report for "the advanced worker," it is the most important book on the subject since George Prather's monograph, in 1949, established formal recognition of this special field. Prather collated the literature with his extensive war experience and provided a detailed manual for treatment based on physiologic principles. Clinical reports and evaluations then proliferated; on the scientific side, research techniques increased. Dr. Boyarsky and his panelists are among those who have accounted for our great depot of data and ideas. Here, in papers and discussions, they present personal work, assess methods and findings, and chart areas for future study.

So wide is the scope of material that the book must have value for everyone directly or indirectly interested. The reader gains a full purview of the field and of the different explorations relevant to its advance. The clinician sees lines of

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