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This edition has been revised and rewritten to a great extent by Clayton-Greene. The author believes that the surgeon should be a highly skilled handicraftsman, and makes an effort to instruct him concerning certain surgical procedures. It has been his endeavor to consider the surgical conditions throughout their treatment encountered by resident hospital surgeons and interns. The contents include mechanical and chemical methods of arresting hemorrhage, and of taking care of complications following it. The technic of blood transfusion is described fully, from the testing of blood for compatibility and blood grouping. The application of various bandages, splints and plaster casts in the care of emergencies is shown, with illustrations. The treatment of practically all ordinary fractures and dislocations is given from emergency care to follow up observation. Accepted methods are advocated, and there are numerous illustrations to show splints or methods of treatment recommended. This section takes up about
Pye's Surgical Handicraft. A Manual of Surgical Manipulations, Minor Surgery and Other Matters Connected with the Work of House Surgeons and Surgical Dressers. JAMA. 1925;85(6):461. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670060063037
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