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May 1925

Die Urogenitalerkrankungen der Kinder

Am J Dis Child. 1925;29(5):727-728. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1925.04120290152016

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This monograph starts out with a much needed chapter on the physiology of the urinary tract, then takes up in detail the composition of the urine. This is up to date and exhaustive and forms a fine background for the rest of the monograph. The question of history taking and examination of the patient is then exhaustively considered together with urine examination.

The second chapter deals with the diseased condition of the urinary organisms, starting out with the chapter on enuresis which is fully considered. Diabetes insipidus is also commented on here.

It is impossible to elaborate on the various sections of this book, but the chapters on nephritis might be mentioned. These are quite exhaustive, but the classification is so involved that it is exceedingly hard to tell just where one nephritic condition leaves off and another begins.

If there is any criticism of the book it lies in

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