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This is the sixth volume of a valuable series. The editor and his associate deserve much credit for the compilation of this valuable material, which reflects up-to-date thought on the subjects discussed. Their numerous expert collaborators have presented many outstanding chapters. Some of the subjects covered are giant cell tumors of bone, the intervertebral disks, surgical treatment of fractures, injuries of the spinal column, hand injuries, disability evaluation, the reconstruction of upper extremity in spinal and cerebral paralysis, surgical treatment of spastic paralysis, practical foot problems, arthrodeses of the feet, tendon transplantations in the lower extremities, leg length discrepancies, congenital abnormalities, shoulder joint disorders, arthritis, resistant rickets, metabolism of bone lesions, roentgenology in bone and joint surgery, hip joint surgery.
A partial list of the outstanding collaborators includes Meyerding, Phemister, Key, Davis, Mason, Bunnell, McBride, McCarroll, Dively, Caldwell, Peabody, Mayer and White.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Instructional Course Lectures, Volume VI, 1949. JAMA. 1950;144(8):723. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02920080125045