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The oldest lying-in hospital in the British Isles is the Queen Charlotte. It has had an illustrious history, due to the high standards of its faculty. In 1927 the first edition of the text book appeared; and every three to four years since, except during the immediate post-war period, it has been revised.
The present revision deals with the practice of obstetrics as taught by fifteen of its faculty. Herein lies its value as well as its faults. In the preface it is stated that "Little space has been given to untried methods or purely theoretical matters." Unfortunately, alternative tried
The Queen Charlotte's Text-Book of Obstetrics.. Ann Intern Med. ;48:1152–1153. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-5-1152_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(5):1152-1153.
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