June 15, 1963

Athletic injuries.

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By Lynn O. Litton and Leonard F. Peltier. 222 p. $7.50. Little, Brown & Co., 34 Beacon St, Boston 6, 1963

JAMA. 1963;184(11):907. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03700240099048

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The authors discuss, in a very comprehensible, concise, and well-illustrated manner, the common injuries incurred in various sports. The descriptions of the sustained trauma, its pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, treatment, and prognosis are masterfully handled. Precise and clear line drawings help the reader enormously. This book is highly recommended to team physicians, trainers, and coaches.

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