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October 1, 1898

A Treatise on the Science and Practice of Midwifery.

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By W. S. Playfair, M.D., LL.D., F.R.C.P., Emeritus Professor of Obstetric Medicine in King's College, London. Examiner in Midwifery to the Universities of Cambridge and London. Seventh American from the Ninth English Edition. In one very handsome octavo volume of 700 pages, with 207 engravings and 7 full page plates. Cloth, $3.75 net; leather, $4.75 net. Philadelphia and New York: Lea Brothers & Co., publishers.

JAMA. 1898;XXXI(14):806. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02450140060027

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This edition of Playfair gives evidences of complete revision, and it will doubtless remain, as heretofore, a favorite text-book with students and practitioners. The chapter on conception and generation has been re-written. A number of bacteriologic illustrations from Cruikshank have been added.

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