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November 7, 1953

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Instructional Course Lectures. Volume X

JAMA. 1953;153(10):988. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.02940270094029

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As the instructional courses of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons have increased in their scope and the amount of time given to them, the volume containing these lectures has, of necessity, also increased. The editor should be highly commended on this book, particularly regarding the rapidity with which the volume has made its appearance since these courses were given at the academy meeting less than six months ago. The format of the book is similar to the previous volumes and the excellent size of type makes for easy reading. The many reproductions in the book are excellently done, and so, from a reader's viewpoint, the book is easily read. The present volume is divided into several chapters, which make a nice summary within each chapter. The chapter on braces is of particular interest inasmuch as there are relatively few places where one can learn about proper braces. The chapter

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