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July 1, 1939

Control of Conception: A Clinical Medical Manual

JAMA. 1939;113(1):87. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800260089040

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Most recognized authorities acknowledge that the first edition of "Control of Contraception" is one of the most satisfactory and able presentations on this vital subject. It is safe to say that this book has played a prominent part in the education of physicians and their patients in the practice and theory of contraception. In general plan and scope the second edition is similar to the first. Its contents are far more extensive, however, owing to the abundant scientific contributions in the past few years. Though no radical advances have been made in the accepted views on contraception, our knowledge on this subject is more complete and on a sounder basis. Dr. Dickinson has incorporated in his book the newer work together with his considerable clinical experiences. Some of the recent advancements in reproductive physiology are also included in the appropriate sections. A most valuable feature of the book are the

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