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To the Editor:
—The general character of The Journal is so high that it comes to your readers as a shock to find an article in its columns so much behind the times, and so full of errors that it would be a disgrace to a proprietary advertising sheet. Such a shock I experienced in reading the article on "The Management of Normal Labor."As a guide to the management of labor for the general practitioner it is incomplete, as it omits very important directions and it gives advice quite contrary to all the modern
Bacon CS. The Management of Normal Labor.. JAMA. 1912;LVIII(6):428. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260020112023