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In the preface, the author, who is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the University of Leeds, advocates, for all physicians practicing obstetrics, postgraduate training leading to the degree of D.Obst., R.C.O.G. (an examination in obstetrics devised for the general practitioner). Physicians thus qualifying would not be obstetric specialists but would have a minimum of six months postgraduate experience in obstetrics. His book, dealing only with management in obstetrics, seems to be designed to aid those seeking this training.
Many of the 36 chapters are headed with appropriate quotations from literary classics which show the author's sense of humor. Important
Management in Obstetrics.. Ann Intern Med. 1949;30:1072–1073. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-5-1072_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(5):1072-1073.
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