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October 25, 1919

A Text-Book of Urology in Men, Women and Children, Including Urinary and Sexual Infections, Urethroscopy and Cystoscopy.

JAMA. 1919;73(17):1306. doi:10.1001/jama.1919.02610430054034

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Abstract

The author states that this work is planned on a rather uniform discussion of the clinical side of the diseases included, for the benefit of students and general practitioners. A wealth of clinical details is offered, the presentation of which is facilitated by a large number of well selected illustrations; but it is not easy for the reader to reconcile himself to the method by which this material has been arranged. The discussion of general principles of diagnosis and treatment is placed in the middle of the book, after urethritis, acute and chronic. Cystoscopy and urethroscopy are explained in the twelfth and thirteenth chapters, while cystitis and urethrocystitis are discussed in Chapters II and III. The technic of nephrectomy is minutely described in the chapter on complications of urethritis, which is scarcely the place. The unevenness in handling the various topics is pronounced. For instance, hysterectomy indicated by gonorrheal infection

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