By Dr. Meredith Campbell, M.D., Professor of Urology, The Post-Graduate Medical School of New York University; Visiting Urologist, Bellevue and University Hospitals, New York. With a Section on Nephritis and Allied Diseases in Infancy and Childhood by Elvira Goettsch, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Southern California School of Medicine; Assistant Medical Director of the Children's Hospital Society of Los Angeles, and John D. Lyttle, M.D., Late Professor of Pediatrics, University of Southern California School of Medicine; Medical Director of the Children' Memorial Hospital Society of Los Angeles. Price, $18. Pp. 1113, with 543 illustrations. W. B. Saunders Company, 218 W. Washington Sq., Philadelphia 5, 1951.
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This book is dedicated to the countless thousands of urologically handicapped children, and rightfully so. Only the father of present-day urology, Dr. Meredith Campbell, could present such a masterful work. The fact that this edition is in one volume makes it a handy reference book for the library of the general practitioner, pediatrician, urologist, abdominal surgeon, hospital resident, or intern.
The preface explains clearly the reasons for the progress of urology of infants and children. In each chapter the author's vast amount of experience and the mass of material he has been able to study are ably presented. Observations of other workers are freely cited. An extensive bibliography based on the author's studies of the world's literature pertaining to urology in infants and children is alphabetically arranged at the end of each chapter.
Every phase of urinary tract disease is covered systematically, including etiology, pathology, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Definitive
Clinical Pediatric Urology.. AMA Arch Intern Med. 1952;90(1):133-134. doi:10.1001/archinte.1952.00240070139028