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September 25, 1926

Geburtshilfliche Tagesfragen.

JAMA. 1926;87(13):1057-1058. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680130071037

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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

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