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April 9, 1898

Diseases of Women. A Clinical Guide to their Diagnosis and Treatment.

JAMA. 1898;XXX(15):875. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440670063023

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If every one who wrote a book were as careful that clinical experience should precede the writing of it as Dr. Herman has been, our medical literature would largely gain in usefulness and authority. This excellent work has seven introductory chapters on general topics, such as neurasthenia, hysteria, headaches, pain in the back, chronic abdominal pain and methods of investigation. Part II discusses chronic pelvic pain, such as chronic ovarian pain, chronic uterine pains, subinvolution and chronic metritis, uterine displacements, prolapse, retroflexion, etc. Part III discusses pelvic inflammations, namely, acute general peritonitis, perimetritis, serous perimetritis, perimetric abscess, salpingo-ovaritis and parametritis. Part IV is given to internal hemorrhage, as internal hemorrhages, pelvic hematocele; Part V, general considerations of uterine hemorrhage, hemorrhages without pregnancy or new growth, hemorrhages with round tumor in the vagina, hemorrhage connected with early pregnancy, adenoma of the uterine body, cancer of the cervix, malignant disease of the

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