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May 23, 1959

Fracture Surgery: A Textbook of Common Fractures

JAMA. 1959;170(4):503. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03010040099028

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This book is divided into four major sections. Most of the illustrations are reproductions of roentgenograms, and a large proportion of these present complicated reconstructive problems. Diagrammatic illustrations would have been more forceful for the teaching of students and young surgeons. In the preface the authors state that the book makes no pretense of being either a roentgenographic atlas or a complete treatise on fractures. The problems discussed are thoroughly covered, with the inclusion of more than one solution in most in

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