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July 21, 1883

A System of Surgery by Various Authors

JAMA. 1883;I(2):61-62. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390020029011

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Abstract

A work so large and exhaustive as this, cannot be properly reviewed in the small space at our disposal.

It is twelve years since the second edition of this work appeared, and the many additions to all the departments of surgery which have occurred since then have necessitated a thorough revision of the whole work and even the rewriting of many portions.

The present volumes are well printed, and very fully and handsomely illustrated. Each volume contains— in addition to many wood-cuts—several full-page plates.

The chapters are grouped under five divisions or parts. The first includes General Pathology, and occupies about one-third of the first volume; the second part treats of General Local Injuries, and the third of Injuries to Special Regions. These three parts fill the first volume. Part IV discusses the Diseases of the Various Organs, and occupies the whole of the second volume and two-thirds of the

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