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December 25, 1937

The Management of Obstetric Difficulties

JAMA. 1937;109(26):2163. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780520053024

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Practically constructed and uncomplicatedly put forth, this volume should prove to be a valuable addition to the library of every physician who does obstetrics. Straightforward in its presentation, there is no great amount of unnecessary detail, the idea of the author being, apparently, to present a practical book for reference. Although the work may be too advanced and lacking in detail to make it valuable as a textbook for undergraduate students, it should make a good reference book for even the student. The book is well written, interesting and easy to read and is profusely illustrated with well done and informative drawings and color plates. Particularly gratifying is the thoroughness of the treatments discussed, both medical and surgical. Rarely does one find this type of book giving detailed treatment, a thing for which the busy practitioner who is seeking information will be thankful. The prescriptions alone should make the book

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