March 23, 1907

The Practice of Obstetrics.

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(12):1054-1055. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520380070024

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This is the final volume of the Practitioners' Library. The profession now has at command in convenient form an authoritative exposition of the latest and best knowledge on three closely interrelated and important specialties. The basic subjects of applied pathology and etiology are considered with sufficient fulness to lay the foundation necessary for a fruitful understanding of the practical aspects to which major space is devoted. Each author has woven in his own observations of disease and the therapeutic measures which have resulted in the greatest success. This adds to each chapter a personal element of obvious value. In view of their particular importance in obstetrics, the series of illustrations has been made exceptionally rich, and it is likewise notable for being largely from original photographs taken from life, and a large proportion of them from Dr. Peterson's own service in the University of Michigan Maternity.

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