October 30, 1926

Emergency Surgery: The Military Surgery of the World War Adapted to Civil Life.

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By George de Tarnowsky, M.D., F.A.C.S., D.S.M., Professor of Clinical Surgery, Loyola University Medical School. Cloth. Price $7.50. Pp. 718, with 324 illustrations. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1926.

JAMA. 1926;87(18):1503. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680180075040

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Here is an excellent compilation of the material generally included in the conception of "emergency surgery." The author has assembled his technics and illustrations from a host of sources and colored them with his experience as a military surgeon. The practical data on wounds, shock and fractures make this a handy reference work for students and young practitioners.

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