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March 1936

The Principles and Practice of Urology.

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By Frank Hinman, M.D., clinical professor of urology at the University of California Medical School. Price, $10. Pp. 1111, with 513 illustrations. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1935.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1936;57(3):646. doi:10.1001/archinte.1936.00170070171018

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The beginning of a recent book notice in The Journal of the American Medical Association won this reviewer's heart: "This book heralds the return of the larger and more comprehensive textbooks." For some years there has been a lack on our side of the Atlantic, at least, of comprehensive medical textbooks written by a single person whose knowledge of a given subject is broad enough to permeate an entire book, whose literary style is well enough sustained to make whatever he writes of interest and whose enthusiasm is contagious enough to infect an unsensitized reader.

Hinman's book is good. First, it is well written, so that even a physician can easily perceive something of the charm of urology. Second, it is well illustrated, so that matters highly technical to the uneducated mind and eye become fairly clear. Third, it has a good index, so that at an instant's notice one

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