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A Manual of the Treatment of Fractures

JAMA. 1942;118(5):415. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830050077033.
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In sixteen short chapters everything that is essential in the treatment of fractures is said clearly and concisely. Three chapters are taken up by general discussion on the subjects of repair, diagnostics, traction methods, splinting, anesthesia, compound fracture treatment and wound infection. They are short but unusually comprehensive. The entire field of fractures and dislocations is covered. Particularly recommended are the chapters on fractures of the humerus, the chapter on the wrist and fingers, the chapters on the pelvis and on the neck of the femur, the latter being treated with great clearness in ten short pages; the chapter on the foot and the ankle, including the fracture of the os calcis, and the chapter on injuries of the spine. They are all handled with great precision, and the style is clear and easy without being too pithy or epigrammatic. The didactic value of the book is enhanced by the

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