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August 1944

The Year Book of Industrial and Orthopedic Surgery, 1943.

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Edited by Charles F. Painter, M.D. Price, $3. Pp. 440, with 306 illustrations. Chicago: The Year Book Publishers, Inc., 1943.

Am J Dis Child. 1944;68(2):151. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1944.02020080071012

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Abstract

This edition of the Year Book of Industrial and Orthopedic Surgery is made up of pertinent reviews of time-saving value. Material of interest to pediatriccians and general practitioners as well as to orthopedic and industrial surgeons is included. Numerous contributions from the military and naval services should prove valuable to civilian practitioners and to surgeons in the armed forces. Since the supply of medical literature from European and Asiatic countries now engaged in war has been almost totally cut off, the sources of subject matter are primarily North and South America. A number of reviews from British journals are presented.

The major portion of the book covers orthopedic surgery, while the second part deals with industrial medicine and surgery. The orthopedic subject matter is arranged under such headings as fractures and traumatic dislocations, arthritis, tuberculosis, osteomyelitis, inflammatory conditions and poliomyelitis. The industrial material includes problems of organization and the war,

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