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This volume maintains the level of excellence of the previous volumes in this series. The first article, by LeRoy A. Abbott, is a dedication to Dr. John Albert Key. To those who knew Dr. Key this short summary of his life expresses very well the general qualities of his outstanding personality, and, as the author says, "His death left a great void in the lives of his host of friends and colleagues." The first section of the book is a symposium on the pathological physiology of metabolic bone disorders, and each of the 11 chapters is well written. As in the previous volumes, the photographs and charts are easily understood. The second section deals with general orthopedic problems and, as in previous volumes, the third part of the book is devoted to motorist injuries and motorist safety. These articles should be read not only by surgeons dealing with trauma but
Clinical Orthopaedics. Number Nine. JAMA. 1957;165(11):1513. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980290153032