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October 19, 1929

The Robert Jones Birthday Vo. ume.

JAMA. 1929;93(16):1244. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02710160058028

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This volume, a festschrift for the seventieth birthday of Sir Robert Jones, comprises twenty-four essays on various subjects in orthopedic surgery written by as many different authors. The majority of contributors are British. The essays, though independent of one another, deal with many of the important subjects in this field. The first one traces the history of orthopedics from ancient to modern times. Important phases of surgery of the hip and knee joints are well presented in seven articles. The one contribution on scoliosis thoroughly reviews methods of treatment. Calvé's article on the disease first described by him as ostéochondrite vertébral infantile includes reports of additional cases by other authors. Naughton Dunn in a brief review of his ten years' experience in treatment of paralytic foot deformities states that in all but the mildest cases tarsal arthrodesis is essential for the best final results. Three essays are devoted to conditions

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