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Owing to the unprecedented production of gunshot wounds in the two years which have elapsed since the publication of the first edition of this book, the author feels that any work on gunshot injuries, no matter how recently produced, requires extensive additions. He has revised somewhat the chapter on infection of gunshot wounds, and has largely rewritten the chapter on the general treatment of gunshot wounds, so as to include a description of the methods used by Alexis Carrel, Sir A. E. Wright, Col. H. M. W. Gray, and others at the front. Further additions are found in the chapters on the treatment of gunshot wounds of the chest and of the abdomen. A chapter on the war gives statistics of losses, etc., up to the time the book went to press. While it is acknowledged that the figures are far from being complete and that they are made from
Gunshot Wounds: How They are Inflicted, Their Complications and treatment. JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(11):869. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270030201035
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