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February 4, 1998

Urology: Campbell's Urology, vols 1-3

Author Affiliations
 

Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorJonathan D.EldredgeMLS, PhD, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for software

 

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JAMA. 1998;279(5):407-408. doi:10.1001/jama.279.5.407-JBK0204-6-1

An encyclopedia can be "a work containing exhaustive information on some one branch of knowledge" (Oxford English Dictionary). This three-volume, 3432-page work fits the definition exactly. Every aspect of current urologic knowledge and practice is covered in this expanded edition, which includes 22 new chapters, 32 new authors, and even a new coeditor. It's obvious that a lot of progress has been made since 1935, when my father's text contained 1100 pages and could be written by one author.

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