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This large-format volume presents, in an illustrated pictorial atlas, a comprehensive review of skin repair ranging from very simple techniques to complicated flap methods of reconstruction. The photographic illustrations are black and white and generally of excellent quality and clarity. The illustrations are easily understood line drawings that correlate well with the photographic examples in the accompanying text. The paper used in the atlas is of heavy weight and the nonglossy printing technique is particularly easy to read. The book seems to be well constructed and uses durable, if not top-of-the-line materials (this is not a criticism in these times of expensive printing costs and such appropriate cost-saving methods are appreciated by the reader).
The volume is divided into two basic parts. The first section is devoted to general principles in techniques of skin repair. Discussion of alternatives for appropriate repair is covered both in text as well as in
THOMAS JR. Atlas of Skin Repair. Arch Otolaryngol. 1985;111(8):564. doi:10.1001/archotol.1985.00800100112030