May 14, 1932

Chirurgische Indikationen für Ärzte und Studierende.

JAMA. 1932;98(20):1766. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730460070040

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Textbooks of surgical technic are available in comparatively large numbers in various languages. To date there have been none pertaining to surgical indications. The answer to questions that arise in the presence of certain conditions may be found scattered through various textbooks on surgery and in special monographs but has never before been compiled in one volume. This the author attempts and accomplishes quite successfully. Based on personal experience as well as on an extensive review of the literature, this volume deals with the indications for conditions in general surgery. A section dealing with special surgery will appear at a later date. In this volume the author discusses at length and in detail such subjects as the different forms of anesthesia, treatment of wounds, acute and chronic infections, diseases of blood vessels and lymphatics, the various disorders of bones and joints, and tumors. The ideas expressed are adequate, detailed, and

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