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This is the twenty-fifth of a series of "Kleine klinische Bücherei" for practitioners. In an informal and readable style the author and his collaborators discuss briefly: the relief of pain in labor; labor pains and induction of labor; conduct of labor without vaginal examination; tears; forceps; conduct of labor in contracted pelves; diagnosis and treatment of eclampsia; placenta praevia; rupture of the uterus; instrumental injuries of the uterus in treatment of abortion; sepsis, and, at the end, a list of prescriptions found valuable in obstetric practice. The modified Stroganoff plan of treatment of eclampsia is included. The booklet is a practical and valuable one that could be carried in the pocket and read with profit during hours of waiting on a confinement. The physician is reminded, for instance, of the importance of suggestion for relief of intense pains of labor—the mere presence of the physician and his assurance that all's
Geburtshilfliche Tagesfragen.. JAMA. 1926;87(13):1057–1058. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680130071037