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This work was written chiefly for students and practitioners, but the author thinks the specialist as well will find in it something of value. Considerable new matter has been added in this edition, which is an improvement on the first; but this edition is open to the same criticisms which were made against the first, namely, it is distinctly a German work, and little that has originated outside of that country finds mention. The author recognizes this, but declares that he has not allowed patriotism to influence him. He then says: "I have taken great pains impartially to give authors due credit, but who will boast to so master even the entire literature of one's own country that an error might not slip in? That German literature is best known to me is self-evident, and therefore Germans in a German treatise have fared the best." As a partial excuse for
Chirurgische Operationslehre für Studierende und Aerzte. JAMA. 1915;LXIV(24):2011–2012. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02570500059037
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