June 1955

Manual of Urology.

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By Alec W. Badenoch, M.D., Ch.M. (Aberd.). Price, not given. Pp. 555, with 343 illustrations (15 in color). Grune & Stratton, Inc., 381 4th Ave., New York 16, 1954.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1955;95(6):879. doi:10.1001/archinte.1955.00250120115032

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"Manual of Urology," by Alec W. Badenoch, is a concise one-volume work covering the entire field of urologic practice in competent fashion. The material is presented clearly and in orderly fashion in traditional textbook style. No attempt is made to present more than "the essentials of symptomatology, pathology, investigation, diagnosis, and treatment." This book is profusely illustrated with excellent photographs and clear line drawings which serve to enhance the value of the text. The color drawings of cystoscopic views will be very helpful to the reader who has had no personal experience with the cystoscope.

The author has drawn upon his extensive experience at St. Peter's Hospital for Stone, in London, to present methods of treatment, and in many instances his preferred methods differ from those generally used throughout this country. However, all forms of therapy are generally outlined, and the bibliography includes numerous references to American as well as

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