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September 29, 1928

A Text-Book of Orthopedic Surgery for Nurses.

JAMA. 1928;91(13):983. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02700130061035

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This is a concise and practical presentation of the subject, written especially for nurses but equally valuable for the use of interns. The first chapter contains a sufficiently comprehensive terminology. The second details the equipment and technic of the "plaster room"; splints, their uses and their application are well illustrated. The chapter on operative technic is excellent. The common and many of the uncommon orthopedic conditions are described in a terse and clear manner. The final chapter, on heliotherapy, is well worth reading. The book is highly satisfactory.

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