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The Shoulder and Environs

JAMA. 1956;160(13):1181. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02960480081026.
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The author of this book admirably achieves his objective in discussing disorders in and about the shoulder. The subject matter covered encompasses diseases of the shoulder, disorders of the neck as they are related to shoulder pain, and conditions causing pain that radiates to or from the shoulder. The material covered includes embryology, anatomy, physiology, pathology, and also the examination, clinical course, and treatment of the various diseases of the shoulder region. The chapter on differential diagnosis is excellent, and the tables of comparison increase the value of this section. Of special interest to the physician confronted with a compensation problem is the chapter on management and assessment of disability. The summary of treatment at the close of each chapter is particularly useful for quick reference. The book is easy to read, and the illustrations are superb. The quality of the paper and the type are excellent. The references at

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