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April 10, 1943

The 1942 Year Book of Industrial and Orthopedic Surgery

JAMA. 1943;121(15):1249. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840150063025

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This is the third review of this series, which is rapidly proving its worth. The compiler is well qualified for the task of selecting articles, authors and subjects. He has mature judgment. The subjects chosen are representative and well balanced. The authors are well recognized in their special fields. The general trend of the papers reviewed is toward traumatic, industrial, medicolegal and military subjects. The abstracts are well done, separating the wheat from the chaff and preserving the meat of the articles. The illustrations are reproduced satisfactorily. In this small volume one can obtain a bird's eye view of the progress and trend of orthopedic and traumatic surgery. The military application is emphasized. The intervertebral disk syndrome is discussed briefly. Some of the principal subjects covered are low back pain, the disk syndrome, arthritis, the Kenny treatment for infantile paralysis, the sulfonamides in orthopedic practice, osteomyelitis, burns, the scalenus syndrome,

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