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December 29, 1894

Obstetric Surgery.

JAMA. 1894;XXIII(26):989. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02421310025007

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This timely volume is elaborately illustrated, and gives a clear description of the modern obstetric operations. The titles are as follows:

Obstetric Asepsis and Antisepsis (Introduction). Chapter I, Obstetric Dystocia and Its Determination; II, Artificial Abortion and the Induction of Premature Labor; III, The Forceps; IV, Version; V, Symphyseotomy; VI, Cæsarean Section; VII, Embryotomy; VIII, Surgery of the Puerperium; IX, Ectopic Gestation.

This book gives in moderate compass the details of applied principles of aseptic obstetric surgery. It is carefully written and we commend its perusal to our readers.

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