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March 10, 1945

Gynecological and Obstetrical Urology

JAMA. 1945;127(10):619. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860100063027

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This book, as its title implies, deals only with urology in women. The classification of the text is good, the subject and the chapters are well arranged and the many illustrations are excellent. This is especially true of the anatomic drawings. The book is easy to read, and at the end of each of the twentythree chapters is a comprehensive bibliography. The book begins with a discussion of the anatomy and the physiology of the urinary organs, followed by a chapter on the relationship of urology to allied specialties. There are two chapters devoted to the various procedures in urologic examinations in which, in our opinion, too much detail on cystoscopic technic is given and not enough space devoted to a discussion of the physiologic principles of excretory urography, which is an important subject in a book of this kind. The remaining eighteen chapters deal with various urologic diseases. It

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