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April 4, 1885

The Principles and Practice of Gynæcology.

JAMA. 1885;IV(14):390. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02390890026013

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It is scarcely necessary to do more than call the attention of our readers to the fact that the third edition of Dr. Emmet's work on Gynæcology has appeared. We are prepared to place full credence in the statement of the author that the advance and change of views during the past four years have been so great in this department, that the preparation of this edition has necessitated almost as much labor as rewriting the book. The chapters on the relations of education and social condition to development have been almost rewritten; as have those on pelvic cellulitis, the diseases of the ovaries, on ovariotomy, and on stone in the bladder. So also, the chapters on prolapse of the vaginal walls, on lacerations at the vaginal outlet and through the sphincter ani and perinæum; on the methods of partial and complete removal of the uterus for malignant disease,

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