By Francis H. Davenport, M.D., Assistant Professor of Gynecology in the Medical Department of Harvard University, Boston. New (3d) revised and enlarged edition. In one handsome 12mo. volume of 387 pages, with 155 illustrations. Cloth, $1.75 net. Lea Brothers & Co., Philadelphia and New York.
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This manual is not intended for specialists, yet specialists will find it interesting. All the important topics of gynecology are here discussed, and discussed intelligently. It comprises 20 chapters, viz., Introductory, anatomy, methods of examination, diseases of the vulva, diseases of the vagina, dislocations and lacerations of the vagina, displacements of the uterus, anteflexion of the uterus, inversion, inflammatory conditions, laceration, fibral myomata of the uterus, malignant diseases of the uterus, disorders of menstruation, disorders of the ovaries, tumors of the ovaries, diseases of the fallopian tubes, pelvic peritonitis, pelvic cellulitis, pelvic hematocele, diseases of the urinary organs.
As a recitation book for students, this work is extremely useful, and the practitioner will not go far wrong if he adds it to his library and is guided by it.
Diseases of Women; A Manual of Gynecylogy. Designed expecially for the use of Students and General Practitioners.. JAMA. 1898;XXXI(14):806. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02450140060021