By William P. Graves, A.B., M.D., F.A.C.S., Professor of Gynecology at Harvard Medical School; Surgeon-in-Chief to the Free Hospital for Women and to the Parkway Hospital, Brookline, Mass. Cloth. Price, $3.50. Pp. 131, with illustrations. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1931.
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This is a reliable and useful monograph, the kind one has a right to expect from a representative of the Harvard Medical School. The treatment is selective rather than exhaustive, the author having endeavored to outline those steps in the development of this important subject that have led to definite scientific and clinical results. The final chapter is on organotherapy; the other remaining ten chapters deal briefly with all the phases of sex life of the mammalian female, particularly the human species. The author, modestly, notes in the preface that the book is primarily designed for the student who has little previous knowledge of the subject. But the character of the monograph is such that it can and should be read thoroughly by every general practitioner of medicine, for the reason that the confusion in this field is still great, particularly on the side of organotherapy. The reports of real
Female Sex Hormonology. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1932;49(5):877. doi:10.1001/archinte.1932.00150120167016
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