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February 5, 1944

A Textbook of Exodontia: Exodontia, Oral Surgery and Anesthesia

JAMA. 1944;124(6):397. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850060067038

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The present edition of this standard and well accepted book is a revision of its predecessor and is received with the continued favor which it justly deserves. It is a practical textbook of exodontia and anesthesia designed for the use of the student and practitioner of dental and oral surgery. Detailed description of applied surgical technic is one of the important attributes of the book.

The subjects of local and general anesthesia for oral surgery are adequately discussed, and the chapter on local anesthesia has been completely revised. Monocaine hydrochloride is given special consideration. In the treatment of pathologic conditions which contraindicate intraoral anesthesia, and operative procedures which require anesthetization of the skin surface as well as the jaws, emphasis has been placed on extraoral technic. The addition in this edition of color plates of drawings from original laboratory specimens illustrate the regional anatomic structures through which the needle passes

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