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In the review of "Manual of Fractures: Treatment by External Skeletal Fixation," by C. M. Shaar, Captain, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy, and Frank P. Kreuz Jr., Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps, U. S. Navy, published in The Journal, November 27, page 871, the statement appears that the authors have had infection from pins in 157 consecutive cases. The word "not" was unfortunately omitted. The authors have not had infection from pins in 157 consecutive cases.
Freedom from Infection Around Pin Sites. JAMA. 1943;123(16):1060. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840510054015
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