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This volume, which does not pretend to supplant the regular works on gynecology, is simply a statement of the principal diagnostic points that are to be observed from the viewpoint of the practitioner, who sees the symptoms without necessarily a previous knowledge of the disease. The inductive rather than the deductive method, is followed, and the plan appears a good one, though it is not new. The book is divided into five parts: 1, Pelvic diagnosis, giving the methods; 2, lines of diagnosis, describing the symptoms; 3, diagnostic tables, in which the symptoms are grouped and tabulated according to the conditions which they should indicate; 4, illustrative cases to demonstrate the manner in which the foregoing data should be employed; 5, a useful though brief description of the blood examinations and methods. The work has an excellent index, in which each subject has given in parallel columns the pages on
Essential of Pelvic Diagnosis with Illustrative Cases. JAMA. 1904;XLII(14):909. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02490590043025
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