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May 16, 1977

Clinical Pediatric Urology

Author Affiliations

Children's Hospital Medical Center Boston

JAMA. 1977;237(20):2237. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03270470073039

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In this, the first textbook of pediatric urology compiled by full-time practicing pediatric urologists, the presentation is particularly directed to the clinical needs of the general urologist and pediatrician. The material has previously been dealt with in the form of a monograph, a volume in an encyclopedia, or a section in a textbook. The field of pediatric urology has grown so rapidly that more physicians limited their practice to this area, while other members of the profession have become increasingly aware of the frequency of genitourinary disease in the pediatric patient. The editors are well-qualified, authoritative leaders in this field, and the multiple-author format permits a balanced, comprehensive treatment without being encyclopedic or theoretical.

The 29 chapters deal with general clinical evaluation and management and include specific sections on genitourinary anomalies, infection, and tumors. The special problems of the pediatric patient with renal failure are considered. Particularly useful to the

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