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August 10, 1984

Signs and Symptoms in Gynecology

Author Affiliations

Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center University of Illinois College of Medicine Chicago

JAMA. 1984;252(6):830-831. doi:10.1001/jama.1984.03350060068038

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Abstract

Signs and Symptoms in Disorders of Pregnancy, edited by Edward H. Bishop and Robert C. Cefalo, 188 pp, with illus, $29.50, Philadelphia, JB Lippincott Co, 1983.  It always pleases me to see a well-organized, reasonably evenly written book, especially when it is multiauthored. Signs and Symptoms in Gynecology is such a book, basically because the coeditors established a format each contributor was asked to follow, so that the style is consistent.The contents are essentially a differential diagnosis of conditions that directly or indirectly impinge on our specialty. In each instance, the condition is preceded by a basic physiological or pathophysiological explanation to facilitate its understanding and management. The diagrams and illustrations are clear, but, as is my bias, I am unhappy with the black-and-white illustrations in the chapter on lesions of the vulva, vagina, and perineum, although I recognize the added cost of publication when color photographs are used.

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