In the last twenty-two years, seven editions of this book have appeared. Ten chapters are devoted to obstetrics and six to gynecology. At the end of each chapter is a list of the references which are abstracted and discussed by the authors. The obstetric subjects chosen are: nutrition in pregnancy and fetal development, weight changes and water retention in pregnancy, the anaemias of pregnancy (by L. J. Davis), anesthesia and analgesia in obstetrics, penicillin in obstetrics, lactation, vitamin K and hemorrhagic disease of the newborn, erythroblastosis, stillbirth and neonatal death and radiology in obstetrics (by E. Rohan Williams).
The gynecologic subjects are: cancer of the cervix uteri, stress incontinence, sympathectomy, penicillin in gynecology, radiologic investigation and diagnosis in gynecology (by E. Rohan Williams) and roentgen therapy in gynecology (by W. M. Levitt). The authors not only have abstracted many articles dealing with these subjects but also have discussed the merits