[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
March 30, 1907

Gynecological Diagnosis. A Manual for Students and Practitioners.

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(13):1131. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520390059028

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


In an introductory chapter the author calls attention to the fact that the expert diagnostician makes the most successful practitioner and mentions the difficulties encountered in acquiring the necessary experience in gynecologic work. Instead of taking a disease and naming the symptoms, thus reasoning from cause to effect, Giles takes the predominating symptom or symptoms and reasons back to the cause. Part 1 considers the methods of recording history, present condition, treatment and after history, with methods of examination, instruments, significance of symptoms and physical signs. Part 2 is devoted to diagnosis of individual cases from leading symptoms.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview