September 1943

Urology in General Practice.

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By Nelse F. Ockerblad, M.D., and Hjalmar E. Carlson, M.D. Price, $4.00. Pp. 383. Chicago: The Year Book Publishers, Inc., 1943.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1943;72(3):428. doi:10.1001/archinte.1943.00210090129011

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Simplification of medical procedure is highly commendable. In this book an attempt has been made, based on almost forty years of experience in the urologic field, to simplify present urologic methods. The procedures outlined are practical and should direct the medical student and the general practitioner to a solution of the more common urologic problems. Little discussion is presented. The advantages and disadvantages of the procedures recommended are not discussed, and no comparison is made between the methods advised and other available procedures. The brevity of the presentation is an aid to quick assimilation, but at times the discussion is so limited that little specific information can be obtained. This is especially true of the section on urologic diagnosis, in which incontinence, uremia and polyuria are discussed. Most of the topics, however, are dealt with concisely and in sufficient detail to be informative. The chapter on the uses and dangers

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