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January 19, 1889

Leçons de Gynécologie Opératoire, par Vulliet, Professeur á la Faculté de Médecine de Genève, etc., and Lutaud, Professeur libre de Gynécologie à l'Ecole pratique, etc.

JAMA. 1889;XII(3):106-107. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02400800034015

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This book is sent out French fashion, in paper covers and should at once go to the bindery, but it is an excellent book nevertheless; the typographical execution is good, the illustrations numerous, original and generally good, although mechanically there are many that are not up to the American standard of finish.

The work is in substance a report of the lectures delivered by MM. Vulliet and Lutaud on gynecology. In the preface the authors refer to the paucity of reference to gynecology in French works on Diseases of Women, and say that for the student, there is no help from the classical text-books, and that they must obtain their knowledge of the subject from the clinical teaching and didactic lectures, and that it is only within the last quarter of a century that the subject has been referred to. The authors say:

"What progress has been accomplished in less

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