March 15, 1890

A Handbook of Diseases of Women, including Diseases of the Bladder and Urethra.

Author Affiliations

By Dr. F. Winckel, Professor of Gynecology, and Director of the Royal University Clinic for Women in Munich. Authorized translation edited by Theophilus Parvin, M.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children in Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia. Second edition, revised and enlarged, with 150 Illustrations. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co.

JAMA. 1890;XIV(11):394-395. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410110034013

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This publication which has passed rapidly to its second edition is a complete treatise upon the subjects enumerated on its title pages, in a closely printed and richly illustrated volume of 756 pages. The American gynecologists will find many valuable references to eminent authorities on the subjects of which the book treats, but will look in vain, except in one or two instances, for any mention or acknowledgement for American gynecology. The book presents a valuable review of foreign gynecology and serves to the reader a concise picture of its present status. To its eminent editor, whose name alone upon the title page of any book would insure it a reading, is due the thanks of all American surgeons who are unable to peruse the work in its original. The work is divided into eight sections.

Section 1 includes Anomalies and Diseases of the External Sexual Organs—Historical—under the following chapters:

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