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January 22, 1910

Gynecology and Abdominal Surgery.

JAMA. 1910;LIV(4):317. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.02550300069024

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Abstract

This work, embracing as it does not only all those operations which are peculiar to women, but also all those pertaining to the abdomen in general, including hernia and also diseases of the breast, marks a wide departure from all previous works on gynecology. It also breaks down that artificial barrier which was raised in an attempt to separate gynecology from general surgery. Of the thirty authors, all but three are from this country and in the list are found the names of some of our best general and special surgeons. The work contains a number of good features which are out of the ordinary. The chapter on "The Pathology of the Reproductivemanner." is one of these. In this chapter is considered the pathology of all of those organs in a consecutive manner. This not only saves much repetition but adds to clearness, as the pathology of one organ is

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