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November 30, 1907

Principles and Practice of Modern Surgery.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(22):1857. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530220045019

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This book from the hand of a master of his art is one of the most welcome additions to our medical shelves in recent years. A work written entirely by one author who is thoroughly conversant with the many details of his specialty is far more satisfactory than one written by a number of surgeons. Dr. Park's varied and long experience renders him peculiarly fitted to write a book on the entire subject of surgery. The work is well balanced and gives the reader not only the benefit of the author's extensive knowledge of surgical pathology, but also describes the details of diagnosis and treatment in a manner born of ripe experience. The only regret is that comparatively few original illustrations have been employed. The book should serve the student and practitioner as a most valuable and authoritative guide. The chapters on abdominal surgery are especially satisfactory and thorough. The

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