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February 24, 1945

Fractures and Fracture Treatment in Practice

JAMA. 1945;127(8):493. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860080065029

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This book is based on the author's course in surgery at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. His demonstrations have been amplified by a number of simple diagrams and a succinct manuscript which should help the medical student grasp the important features involved in the treatment of fractures. The aim of the book is to present a concise review in response to requests from students preparing for examinations and general practitioners desiring a review of the subject. Attention has been paid more especially to the clinical side of fractures and their treatment. He has accomplished his purpose, especially in view of the more frequent occurrence of bone injuries brought about by the increasing number of war, industrial and traffic accidents, which has made the subject of fractures more and more important for students and practitioners. This small book, was not intended to serve as a substitute for

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