By Warren H. Cole, M.D., F.A.C.S., Professor and Head of Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, and Robert Elman, M.D., F.A.C.S., Professor of Clinical Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. Foreword by Evarts A. Graham, M.D., F.A.C.S. Sixth edition. Cloth. $12.50. Pp. 1154, with 558 illustrations. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., 35 W. 32nd St., New York 1, 1952.
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The present edition of this popular surgical textbook is extensively rewritten with the aid of 19 consulting authors, each experienced in the field of surgery. The contents have been well arranged and indexed so that medical students may proceed through fundamentals to specific surgical problems. The final chapter appropriately relates to military surgery. The textbook would prove valuable reading for physicians and surgeons alike. It will be a valuable book for medical students and will facilitate the teaching of surgery.
Textbook of General Surgery.. JAMA. 1952;150(15):1547. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.03680150101040