By Lawrence R. Wharton, M.D. Second edition. Price, $10. Pp. 1,027, with 479 illustrations. Philadelphia and London: W. B. Saunders Company, 1947.
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The second edition of this combined textbook has been brought up to date in the ever changing fields of endocrinology and therapeutics. Recent advances in both fields as applied to women are well outlined. The advances made in the detection and treatment of genital cancer are current and thoroughly discussed.
In general, as a textbook for students in the field of gynecology, the author has arranged and presented his subject matter in a clear and, for a textbook, enjoyable fashion, with documentation of disputed points and an undogmatic attitude. The section on menstruation and related phenomena is especially clear and understandable from a student's point of view. Operative gynecology has not been emphasized at the expense of office treatment, but the procedures advocated have been clearly stated both in the text and pictorially. The section on female urology emphasizes the close relationship of the latter to gynecology, a fact too
Gynecology, with a Section on Female Urology.. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1948;81(3):422-423. doi:10.1001/archinte.1948.00220210176018