Vols. I and II. Second edition. By Oswald Swinney Lowsley, M.D., and Thomas J. Kirwin, M.D. Price, $10. Pp., vol. I, 974, with 220 illustrations; vol. II, 1,801, with 365 illustrations. Baltimore: The Williams & Wilkins Company, 1944.
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A great deal of work has been given to the preparation of this edition.
The two volumes represent a complete treatise on diseases of the genitourinary system. Since the first edition, in 1940, many important developments in urologic diagnosis and treatment have occurred, and these are given careful consideration in this second edition. For example, the use of sulfonamide compounds and of penicillin in the treatment of infections of the urinary tract has been included. Recent developments in the treatment of cancer of the prostate are discussed.
The organization of the text is excellent, and the subjects and chapters are exceedingly well arranged, carefully balanced and well illustrated. The book is easily read. An extensive and authoritative bibliography has been appended to the chapters, and a complete index of the contents has been included in each volume. The surgical aspects of urology are given special attention. Although in a few
Clinical Urology.. Am J Dis Child. 1945;69(3):196-197. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1945.02020150057011