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June 13, 1914

A Treatise on the Diseases of Women. For Students and Practitioners.

JAMA. 1914;LXII(24):1915-1916. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02560490061031

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Abstract

This treatise is an outgrowth of the author's "Diagnosis." The subject-matter is divided into thirty-four chapters, arranged in order rather different from that usually employed, which necessitates considerable overlapping of subjects. Yet if we view this fact from the position of the student who is reading the subject for the first time, we shall agree that it is no detriment to have the repetitions. Indeed, it may be a source of advantage. A wide knowledge of the literature is shown in nearly every page, especially in the chapters developed from some of the author's comprehensive papers. It is to be regretted that a bibliography is not given. There is a remarkable freedom from unsupported and dogmatic assertions, and the book is scholarly in tone. A critical examination shows much to commend and little to criticize. The work seems so strong that attention is called to certain points to which we

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