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June 4, 1932

Thomson and Miles' Manual of Surgery.

JAMA. 1932;98(23):2012. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730490058031

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In volume II, the various fractures of the extremities, the head and the neck are considered in detail, with clear and illustrative roentgenographic and anatomic demonstrations. Injuries to the skull and the brain and disease processes are described rather briefly but to the point. Congenital malformations of the extremities and spinal column are considered with the accepted orthopedic measures indicated. The neck organs are described with the chief pathologic lesions found, their symptomatology, and a review of the accepted therapeutic measures. The general plan of considering the normal anatomic relations of the region under discussion is to be commended. In volume III the discussion of the thorax is rather hurried but probably is adequate for a manual. This volume covers the various intra-abdominal organs, pancreas, spleen and genito-urinary tract. Needless to say, only the high points can be even mentioned. Many surgeons probably would disagree with the authors in the