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February 1929

CLINICAL GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS.

Am J Dis Child. 1929;37(2):455. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1929.01930020225023

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Abstract

The primary purpose of the author has been to provide a book for students and general practitioners, which will present the problems of gynecology and obstetrics without the confusing volume of material found in special textbooks. This has been accomplished by terseness of style and practical selection of the material which is presented as in a clinic.

The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 deals with the problems of diagnosis and treatment in gynecology and obstetrics. Special emphasis has been placed on the gynecologic examination and diagnosis of pregnancy, prenatal care, discharges and infection. Foci of infection as the positive factor in complications of pregnancy is an observation worthy of note.

Part 2 deals with the specific problems of pregnancy and labor. The chapter entitled "Alleviation of Pain During Labor" and "Rules of Obstetrics," are deserving of special attention.

The book has decided value as a practical and

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