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August 30, 1924

The Medical Department of the United States Army in the World War. Volume XI, Surgery. Part Two.

JAMA. 1924;83(9):707-708. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660090053037

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The newest volume in the series of fifteen that are to consider the work of the Medical Department of the United States Army in the World War is devoted to certain phases of surgery, including particularly empyema, maxillofacial surgery, ophthalmology and otolaryngology. In the preparation of this volume, special help was given and articles were written by Lieut. Col. Edward K. Dunham, Lieut. Franklin A. Stevens, Major Evarts A. Graham and Col. William L. Keller, who are largely responsible for the section on empyema. This section contains eight chapters discussing methods of collecting data, the diagnosis of empyema, and the various aspects of surgical treatment. The reports are illustrated by sixty-one tables, seventy-one charts, eight plates and 137 figures. This numerical cataloguing of special features is a slight indication of the scope of the report. The section on maxillofacial surgery was prepared by Lieut. Col. Robert H. Ivy and Major

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