[Skip to Navigation]
March 24, 1900

Notes on Treatment of Fractures.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(12):765. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460120061019

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


This work is a very clear and concise statement of the author's views, which he does not hesitate to express, even when in opposition to the teachings of authorities in standard text-books. It recommends itself to the reader in other ways, however, chiefly by its advocacy of simplicity in the management of those troublesome injuries, the fractures of the bones. Most general practitioners have to deal with these and generally dread them. Dr. Roberts gives his reasons for his views when they are different from the usually accepted ones, and in some instances, at least, he appears to make his case a strong one. The book is unusually good reading for a surgical work, and deserves a careful perusal.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview