0
ARTICLE |

Gynecologic Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Therapy

Arthur G. King, MD
JAMA. 1982;247(20):2833-2834. doi:10.1001/jama.1982.03320450065044.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

ABSTRACT

According to its opening chapter, this volume "attempts to accomplish in written format what we do orally when instructing house officers and medical students." The concept is admirable, but the result does not quite achieve its purpose. The plan was to demonstrate the reasoning that the gynecologist uses to arrive at a diagnosis from the presenting complaints of the patient and the findings on physical examination and from laboratory reports. In addition to the effort to teach teachers how to teach, however, in large part the contents include standard textbook material.

Given the scope of the subject and the disparate experience of the readers to whom the text is addressed, the presentation is a mixture of sketchy outlines and detailed explanations, as if the lecturer were dealing with an audience of third-year medical students and distinguished gynecologic specialists. The same section contains both the information that the normal menstrual cycle

Topics

Sign In to Access Full Content

Don't have Access?

Register and get free email Table of Contents alerts, saved searches, PowerPoint downloads, CME quizzes, and more

Subscribe for full-text access to content from 1998 forward and a host of useful features

Activate your current subscription (AMA members and current subscribers)

Purchase Online Access to this article for 24 hours

Figures

Tables

References

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();