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May 11, 1918

The Immediate Care of the Injured.

JAMA. 1918;70(19):1397. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600190053026

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The recent great impetus to the study of the care of the sick and injured has been met in part by the formation of countless classes in first aid. An experience of several years as a teacher of such classes has impressed the reviewer with the desirability of a textbook that would give in greater detail than does the little Red Cross Manual (Women's Edition) the essential facts of the normal anatomy and physiology of the body in conjunction with a discussion of the cause and management of various pathologic changes with which the lay first aider might be expected to cope. Dr. Morrow's book appears to fill this need admirably. The first part is devoted to a consideration of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. The structure (gross and microscopic) and function of the various tissues and organs are presented in a clear, concise manner. The second

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