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May 9, 1931

Die Tuberkulose der Knochen und Gelenke; ihre Pathologie, Diagnostik, Therapie und soziale Bedeutung.

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Von Dr. Wilh. Kremer, Dirigierender Arzt an den Heilstätten Beelitz, und Dr. Otto Wiese, Chefarzt der Kaiser Wilhelm-Tuberkulose-Kinderklinik bei Landeshut. Cloth. Price, 49 marks. Pp. 358, with 197 illustrations. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1930.

JAMA. 1931;96(19):1645-1646. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720450087036

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This is a new monograph on tuberculosis of bones and joints and is volume 8 of "Die Tuberkulose und Ihre Grenzgebiete in Einzeldarstellungen" by L. Brauer-Hamburg and H. Ulrici-Sommerfeld. The volume is written from the point of view of the specialist on tuberculosis, giving full consideration, however, to the views of the orthopedist and the surgeon. For this reason the authors believe they present a proper middle ground in the judgment of the clinical picture and directions for treatment. The newer knowledge of pathogenesis is presented, the general diagnosis, the general treatment, the social problems, and the relations of trauma and tuberculosis of the bones. The book is written primarily for the specialist in tuberculosis, but the orthopedist and surgeon working with tuberculous cases, the general practitioner, the pediatrician and social workers are kept in mind. It aims to give a suitable critical presentation of the material. The work is

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