The author's particular interest in the field of pediatric gynecology dates back to 1925, when, confronted with a gynecologic problem in a girl of 3 years, he discovered how poorly this field was covered in the medical literature. He is now assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Oregon Medical School and brings a wealth of clinical experience to his presentation of the subject. He keeps in mind throughout the pediatric, psychiatric, gynecologic and surgical approaches to the various problems, so that his contribution is of great value to all four branches of medicine. The book is well written and excellently illustrated.
The scope of the book is broader than might be expected from the title. Considerable attention is given to psychologic factors in management, and there is a chapter on the social service aspects, written in collaboration with Mary L. Eggleston, and one on the