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Gynecology and Obstetrics could easily have been subtitled "A Chronological Approach," as it cleverly takes the reader from embryologic development and genetics in the early chapters through pediatric gynecology, puberty, and the reproductive years, ending in the postmenopausal years, senescense, disability, and death. This format supplants the conventional separation between obstetric and gynecologic chapters.
The keenly edited 61-chapter compilation makes for easy reading, accented
David DE. Gynecology and Obstetrics: A Longitudinal Approach. JAMA. 1994;271(13):1041. doi:10.1001/jama.1994.03510370095042