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Tuberculosis in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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By SCHAEFER GEORGE. , M.D., F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S. 307 pages; 22 X 14.5 cm. Little, Brown and Co., Boston: . 1956.. Price, $8.75.

Ann Intern Med. 1957;46(2):431-432. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-46-2-431_2
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This small book is divided into three major parts. The section devoted to the principles and treatment of tuberculosis is extremely brief and inadequate, probably intentionally so. The drug treatment portion is but four pages in length and contains six treatment regimens. This presentation might give a false sense of security to the physician who occasionally cares for a tuberculous patient and lead him to the injudicious administration of anti-tuberculosis drugs.

In general, the obstetrical subdivisions are short and in some cases contain observations on one or two patients. These are difficult to evaluate, and the brevity of the discussion


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