October 1958

Pediatric Gynecology.

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By Goodrich C. Schauffler, M.D. Fourth edition. Price, $9. Pp. 349, with 84 illustrations. The Year Book Publishers, Inc., 200 E. Illinois St., Chicago 11, 1958.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1958;96(4):552. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1958.02060060554004

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The standard reference dealing with gynecologic problems in children and young adolescents is "Pediatric Gynecology" by Goodrich C. Schauffler. The new edition reflects the author's endeavor to keep the book as current as possible and to incorporate the substantial increase of knowledge in this field. Dr. Schauffler's long-standing interest in the gynecologic problems of the immature and maturing female has resulted in his accumulation of a substantial clinical experience. He writes, therefore, with considerable authority on certain facets of his subject. Students and practitioners in both specialties can gain much from careful study of the descriptions of the anatomy and physiology of the genital tract and the acceptable deviations from the normal. They should readily develop a satisfactory technique of examination based on the author's careful and considerate procedure.

When allied specialties are discussed, co-authors have been wisely and freely used. However, one quickly arrives at the conclusion that the

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