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January 16, 1904

A Surgical Handbook. For the Use of Students, Practitioners, House Surgeons and Dressers.

JAMA. 1904;XLII(3):186. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02490480048025

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This book contains a surprising amount of information, considering the fact that it is pocket size. The illustrations are abundant, especially those on fractures and other emergency surgery, for which the book may be chiefly recommended. An unusual addition to a work on surgery is the series of recipes for food for the sick.

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