June 1958

Urine and Urinary Sediment, a Practical Manual and Atlas.

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Second edition. By Richard W. Lippman, B.S., M.D. Price, $8.50. Pp. 140, with 92 illustrations. Charles Thomas, Publisher, 301-327 E. Lawrence Ave., Springfield, Ill., 1957.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1958;101(6):1180. doi:10.1001/archinte.1958.00260180170036

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The second edition of this monograph on the examination of the urine has been enlarged to include thirty-six more colored photographs of urinary sediment. The text has been revised to include a few more topics and has been brought up to date. The bibliography has been expanded from 93 references in the first edition to 232 in the second.

For those unfamiliar with the first edition of this book, it should be pointed out that this unique volume is noted for its fine color photomicrographs of the urinary sediment and its practical, pithy, and wise discussion of the urine examination. Details of most simple laboratory examinations of the urine are given. The second edition is a worthy offspring of the first. The photographs are generally of excellent quality, clear, and informative, although a few new ones appear to be unnecessary. The text continues to be well organized, understandable, and full

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