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October 26, 1946

The Traumatic Deformities and Disabilities of the Upper Extremity

JAMA. 1946;132(8):483-484. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870430063034

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Dr. Steindler presents in this book material which should appeal both to the student and to the practical surgeon. Here is a methodical and orderly presentation of the mechanics and pathomechanics involved in the function of the upper extremity as a whole and in part, with detailed consideration of specific injuries and their management. Dr. Steindler is to be congratulated on the masterful way in which he has covered the wide range of deformities and disabilities arising from injury to the upper extremity. The arrangement of subjects is excellent. The short but numerous case reports which follow each section do much to enhance the value of the preceding discussions. As in his book on orthopedic operations, the author presents his end results. These, representing as they do the experience of a large orthopedic surgical clinic, should be of great interest to surgeons seeking critical analyses of various operative procedures. These

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