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A Text-Book of Surgery for Students and Physicians.

JAMA. 1928;91(25):2017. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02700250081040.
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The industry and scholarship involved in the task of presenting the entire subject of surgery in a volume this size must command one's respect and admiration. In the arrangement of the subject matter, the author follows much the same scheme as has been followed in the past. Part I, on general surgery, includes chapters on such topics as inflammations and repair, wounds, hemorrhage, hemostasis, transfusion, thrombosis and embolism. Part II, on the surgery of systems, takes up the subject of bones, joints, blood vessels and the ductless glands. Part III is devoted to surgical technic, including, in a broader sense, surgical therapy, anesthesia, and preoperative and postoperative treatment. Part IV, concerned with regional surgery, takes up more than half the volume, covering the subject in its entirety. The subject matter is always abreast of current events in diagnosis and treatment. The brevity and the clarity of the descriptive matter suggest

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