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September 15, 1951

Post-Graduate Lectures on Orthopedic Diagnosis and Indications.

JAMA. 1951;147(3):284. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670200076032

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Abstract

Dr. Steindler is well-known in the field of orthopedic surgery. His many writings have made him familiar to all orthopedists. His writings are based on his vast experience and are evaluated by a keen scientific mind. This book is a series of lectures for postgraduate students in orthopedic surgery. This is part of a series of monographs and contains a section on paralytic disabilities and a section on static disabilities.

Besides speaking from his own experience, the author also presents all concepts that are considered of value at the present time. There is a nicely balanced record of the conservative and operative treatment of the conditions he discusses. Under the subject of paralytic disabilities he covers poliomyelitis and its etiology, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment. He discusses paralytic scoliosis. The fourth lecture concerns spastic paralysis. Under static disabilities he discusses low back pain, including idiopathic low back pain as well as

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