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December 1929


Am J Dis Child. 1929;38(6):1348-1349. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1929.01930120226023

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The purpose of this rather brief book of about 100 pages is not entirely clear to the reader. It contains information not suitable for the lay reader. It is too sketchy for the student and it contains little that the practitioner does not know. It is not well written and contains many errors both in spelling and in grammatical construction. It contains chapters on a variety of subjects such as the gynecologic examination which seems to be written more for the lay reader. The next chapter on the diagnosis and treatment of tumors is rather technical and beyond the lay reader, but is not of great interest to those who are medically educated. The malignant conditions of the uterus are also considered, and their treatment with radium is considered in a separate chapter, which is about the best in the book.

Other topics considered in separate chapters are the morbid

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