September 28, 1912

Deformities Including Diseases of the Bones and Joints.

JAMA. 1912;LIX(13):1216. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270090460037

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This edition of Tubby's work is issued in two volumes. The section on deformities is especially comprehensive and complete. In the chapter on torticollis the theories of the pathogenesis are considered in detail, and the treatment suggested is based on a careful analysis of the conditions. The deductions drawn from comparative results following the various methods for the treatment of congenital dislocation of the hip are moderate but convincing. The chapter on club-foot contains a good classification of this condition. The subject of sclerosis of the spine is not so well treated. Coxa vara and coxa valga are considered at some length and the x-ray plates used for illustration are excellent. In considering the etiology of tuberculosis of bones and joints reference is frequently made to the report of the Royal Commission on Tuberculosis. The treatment of sinuses by the use of Beck's paste is referred to. The section

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