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October 8, 1932

Physical Therapeutic Technic.

JAMA. 1932;99(15):1288. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740670076034

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The posthumous work of Granger left a document to the medical profession considered as the most advanced expression on the subject of physical therapy. Progress in this discipline has since then amply justified his conservative attitude in regard to the basic facts as presented in his book. Written for the beginner, it gave promise of becoming the classic contribution in this field. It embodied such attributes as simplicity of style, conciseness of thought and a facility of clear exposition that made difficult subjects easy to comprehend. The disturbance of a posthumous work extraordinarily well done could have been inspired only by the pressing need of bringing down to date the new and vital contributions to the subject. The revised edition, therefore, stands out in sharp contrast because it has fallen short of such an objective and this, least of all, because of the handicap that sentiment and the memory of

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