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April 6, 1907

Practice of Obstetrics, Designed for the Use of Students and Practitioners of Medicine.

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(14):1200. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520400052020

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The same classification has been followed in this as in the previous editions. The size of the book has been reduced 100 pages, but 140 new illustrations have been added. The following subjects have been rewritten: Development of embryo, fetus, fetal membranes and fetal structures, chorioepithelioma malignum, treatment of placenta prævia, toxemia of pregnancy, etiology of eclampsia, ectopic gestation, treatment of pelvic deformity, morbidity of the puerperium, indications for the induction of abortion and premature labor, use of forceps, Cesarean section, vaginal Cesarean section, Porro operation, and complete and incomplete hysterectomy. New subjects added are: Appendicitis complicating pregnancy, tapeworm in pregnancy, fibroma moluscum gravidarum (illustration), hematoma of the vulva (illustration), lactation atrophy of the uterus and breasts, brachial birth paralysis, vaginal incision and drainage (illustration), new history charts for institution work. The illustrations are good and the schematic drawings which accompany many of them add greatly to their value.

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