Product Description Schoen's "book is full of lively historical anecdotes and modern-day medical statistics that make the decision seem like a no brainer."- Peggy Spear Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service
Although circumcision is the number one surgical procedure, up to date information on this controversial subject is hard to find. All too often juried studies and peer review have been replaced with hysteria and hype delivered by lay "experts" lacking medical credentials. Now Ed Schoen M.D., America's top medical expert on circumcision, offers straightforward answers to questions about this vital newborn health issue. Drawing on the latest reserach findings, Schoen presents the facts parents and practitioners need to know to make an informed decision on circumcision.