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November 23, 1889

Diseases of Women.

JAMA. 1889;XIII(21):756. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02401170034013

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In this modest volume the author has endeavored to set before the student the elementary principles of the methods of gynecological examination, together with the simple forms of treating the most common diseases of the pelvic organs, and to assist the general practitioner in understanding and treating the gynecological cases of his everyday practice. Surgical gynecology and pathological anatomy have been omitted, for the most part, with a view to make room for a description of many minor points which are often wanting in other works. It is not too much to say that the author has carried out his plan in an admirable manner, with the result of producing a thoroughly practical and useful work which, while it commends itself particularly to the beginner, contains much of value to the practical gynecologist; thus his chapter on "Displacements of the Uterus," which includes the methods of diagnosis, the use of

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