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Synopsis of Obstetrics

JAMA. 1948;137(1):117. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890350119026.
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Few changes have been made in this edition. Practically all of the hundred and fifty-seven illustrations have been borrowed from other textbooks just as they were in the first two editions. Several chapters have been rewritten, but there are a few omissions. In the treatment of gonorrhea and syphilis penicillin is not mentioned. Nothing is said of the relationship of rubella in the mother during the first three months of pregnancy to fetal deformities. The author had Dr. R. W. Koucky write a section on the Rh factor in pregnancy, but he himself failed to associate the Rh factor with erythroblastosis. In fact he uses the term erythroblastosis as a synonym for "Edema of the Fetus" (Page 263) and for "General Dropsy" (Page 285), and he does not even mention the Rh factor in the short section on erythroblastosis. In the treatment of placenta previa the author still advocates Braxton Hicks version as one of the

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