This exceptionally complete treatise on the urologic diseases of pregnancy shows a wide experience in the urinary complications in gravid women and an extraordinary familiarity with the work of others in the field. There is a scope which is unusual in a volume devoted to a subject which superficially does not seem to have as many facets as the author most effectively discovers and describes. Most urologists at large hospitals which have active maternity services have come face to face with most of the problems which this volume recites, but few have taken the profound interest in them or have acquainted themselves with the many changes affecting the gravid and parturient woman in relation to the urinary tract and other systems of the body. The large bibliography represents only those contributions which have been carefully analyzed and those of some value in clarifying the entire subject.
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