Color Atlas of Gynecology

Alex S. Tulsky, MD
JAMA. 1982;248(2):238-239. doi:10.1001/jama.1982.03330020074038.
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Although this atlas, by two Australian obstetrician-gynecologists, contains a preface purporting to explain its raison d'être, it is unclear to me precisely to whom it is meant to be addressed or what the authors hoped to accomplish.

It begins with a series of basic gynecologic terms and definitions and ends with a series of questions and answers, somewhat similar to the pretest and posttest with which we have all become so familiar. Sandwiched between are several hundred photographs of specimens and procedures from the common to the exotic, culled from the authors' own experience and that of several of their colleagues. Some attempt has been made at organization of the material, but it has been overwhelmed by the amount and variety they have included. Many of the legends accompanying the photographs are rather odd for a scientific text, such as "breast asymmetry in the only daughter of a wealthy family,"


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