Book Reviews
July 1946

Recent Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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By Aleck W. Bourne, M.B., B.Ch., and Leslie H. Williams, B.S. Sixth edition. Price, $5.50. Pp. 357, with 77 illustrations. Philadelphia: The Blakiston Company, 1945.

Am J Dis Child. 1946;72(1):125. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1946.02020300132009

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This little book by two British authors, which may be compared to one of the series of "Year Books" which have appeared in this country for many years, is a brief review of the literature for the past few years. The authors are both men of experience, and both hold responsible positions in London hospitals. A book of this size cannot treat all phases of the large field which itcovers, but most of the questions concerning which there has been difference of opinion or the development of new information are discussed. The literature has evidently been well reviewed, and the writers have by no means limited themselves to the work of their fellow countrymen, for much American, Continental and Canadian work is mentioned. The selection of material and the method of handling it may be commended. An excellent chapter on recent work in obstetric analgesia and anesthesia is given, although

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