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November 19, 1932

Orthopedics in Childhood.

JAMA. 1932;99(21):1803. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740730067035

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This book was written primarily for pediatricians, general practitioners and those in charge of children. The illustrations on the orthopedic examination of the child are good. The author states that a well fitting, well molded plaster bandage should be applied, with no wrinkles in the plaster, next to the sheet wadding. This is an accomplishment. If he can apply plaster next to sheet wadding without producing wrinkles, he is more clever than most orthopedic surgeons, who find it necessary to put a roll of bandage material over the sheet wadding before plaster is applied. The chapter on physical therapy in pediatrics is by K. G. Hansen, an authority on the subject. A discussion of subdeltoid bursitis seems to be out of place in a book on orthopedics in childhood. Figure 76 is the reproduction of a photograph of the hand of a dentist and may be left out of a

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