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October 16, 1937

Medical Urology

JAMA. 1937;109(16):1303-1304. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780420063034

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The author's purpose, as stated in the preface, is to present the subject in such a manner as to be of practical value to the general physician and an aid to the medical student. The subject is divided into five parts. The first is devoted to diseases of the urethra and genitalia, the second to venereal ulcerative lesions of the external genitalia and adnexa, the third to diseases of the kidneys and ureters, the fourth to diseases of the urinary bladder, and the fifth to sexual impotence and sterility. The usual conception of urology as a surgical specialty is disregarded and, in keeping with the title of the book, the discussion is devoted to diagnosis and treatment, the technic of operations being omitted. The chapters on gonorrhea and complications in both male and female are excellent. Deserving of special mention is the chapter on venereal ulcerative lesions, which includes chancroid,

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