By Meredith F. Cambell, M.D., and John D. Lyttle, M.D. Price, $15 a set. Volume I, pp. 576; volume II, pp. 540; with over 1,350 illustrations. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937.
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The urology in these two volumes is presented by Dr. Campbell. It does not differ greatly in arrangement or presentation from that found in the standard textbooks on the subject. The general discussion does not differ from one on the urology of adults, except that data on children are included. The material is covered thoroughly, with particular reference to conditions met frequently by the pediatrician, such as infections, enuresis and anomalies of the genito-urinary tract. Diseases of the external genitals are discussed and pictured. A great deal of space is used in describing and picturing operative procedures.
Dr. Lyttle's contribution consists of about 45 pages on chronic interstitial nephritis. He gives a fine presentation of the accepted opinions on the nephritides, nephrosis and related conditions.
The subjects discussed by both authors are well covered, and both should be commended for their presentation of material. However, there is no doubt that
Pediatric Urology. Volumes I and II.. Am J Dis Child. 1938;55(6):1354-1355. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1938.01980120216023