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July 24, 1948

Gynecological and Obstetrical Urology

JAMA. 1948;137(13):1170. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890470070028

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The need for fair and balanced presentation of related specialties is self evident. This applies particularly to conditions which confront the obstetricians, gynecologists and urologists. This second edition contains ample information about the anatomy and physiology of the urinary system. The relationship of this system to the reproductive system receives proper considerations. The illustrations are ample, clear and logical.

More emphasis has been placed on gynecologic complications than on conditions in pregnancy, labor and the early puerperium. In the next edition it is suggested that the present adequate obstetric aspects be expanded to match the gynecologic considerations. This imbalance is natural, inasmuch as Dr. Everett is a gynecologist. The urologist should note the author's understanding of urology and urologic conditions.

The author has brought together problems which the urologist, gynecologist and obstetrician must treat and offers thorough diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. For these reasons alone every urologist who sees obstetric

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