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Sexually transmitted diseases: a physician tells you what you need to know, 2nd edition
  1. G Brook
  1. Central Middlesex Hospital, London NW10 7NS, UK; gary.brook@nwlh.nhs.uk

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    By By Lisa Marr. . The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2007, pp 371, US$45.00 (hardback). ISBN 9780801886591

    My American friends tell me that in the United States the general public more frequently buy self-help medical books with a view to self-diagnose illness than they do in the United Kingdom. Such information may, for example, avoid an unnecessary visit to the doctor or nurse, saving time and money. This book is aimed very much at that type of audience.

    The author is a doctor in Wisconsin who specialises in treating sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and she sets out in this …

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