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Of these three relatively short textbooks of urology, the one by Lapides is the most substantial in scope and detail. It provides more "medical" content than older urology textbooks, for example, in its chapters on renal function, medical care for hypertension, and endocrine disorders. Surgical procedures are described briefly. Each chapter carries book and journal-article references.
Urology in Primary Care is a similar book but offers a narrower scope, less detail, and fewer references. Chapter 18 provides a list of 159 skills a primary-care physician should have in caring for urinary-tract and sexual disorders; this list is followed by 12
Fundamentals of Urology.Urology in Primary Care.Lecture Notes on Urology.. Ann Intern Med. ;86:251–252. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-2-251_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(2):251-252.
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