July 1973

Surgery of the Elbow

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ed 2. By Frederick M Smith, MD. Price, $14. Pp 340. WB Saunders Co, West Washington Sq, Philadelphia 19105, 1972.

Arch Surg. 1973;107(1):114. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1973.01350190096033

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Surgery of The Elbow, ed 2, fills a very real need in the library of each orthopedic and trauma surgeon, and will be useful and appropriate to him at any stage in his education or his practice, for in no other single volume can one find so much timely and useful information about problems affecting this area, whether traumatic, congenital, or disease-related in origin.

In the preface to the first edition, Dr. Smith addressed himself to "the student, the resident, and the young surgeon who may become utterly confused by the number of plausible methods of treatment suggested for a given condition." The second edition, updated and expanded, addresses the same audience. The subject material is arranged and developed so that the early chapters can be grasped by all and contain a body of information each physician should have about the anatomy, pathophysiology, examination, and treatment principles involved in caring

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