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November 23, 1946

Spezielle chirurgische Therapie für Studierende und Ärzte

JAMA. 1946;132(12):751. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870470077030

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As the title indicates, this is a manual of surgical treatment. Without discussing pathology or diagnosis, it tells what should be done in each specific surgical condition described, and how it is best to do it. The technic, preoperative and postoperative management, the possible pitfalls and how to avoid them are described in step by step detail. The work is up to date, written in clear and simple language, easily understood and followed by students for whom it is intended. The subjects covered in some of the twelve chapters are surgical treatment of diseases of the head, scalp and face and diseases of the chest, the abdomen and the urinary and genital organs. Also covered are injuries and diseases of the bones, joints and spine, as well as those of the blood vessels and peripheral nerves. In the belief that more can be learned from pictures than from words, there

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