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October 31, 1931

Diagnosis in Joint Disease: A Clinical and Pathological Study of Arthritis.

JAMA. 1931;97(18):1324-1325. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730180060030

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Abstract

The qualifications of the authors of this volume are excellent. One is professor of orthopedic surgery at a university; the other is a leading orthopedic surgeon of one of the largest clinics. The book has all the qualifications of an atlas with the addition of an excellent manuscript and legends for the illustrations. The subject matter was well chosen. The sequence of discussion of subjects is excellent. The illustrations, including photographs, diagrams, roentgenograms and photomicrographs, have been better chosen than, in many instances, executed. The photomicrographs of tubercle formation in synovial membrane and in bone are of great value. The references include those of Nichols and Richardson, of Fisher and of Ely. This volume represents several years of intensive study and collection of material. The authors give the compilation of data and their experience over a period of six years of study of 289 cases of arthritis. They collected the

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