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February 1934

Die Luft- und Fettembolie.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1934;53(2):323. doi:10.1001/archinte.1934.00160080160014

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The author of this monograph gives an excellent account of air embolism and fat embolism. Both subjects are discussed systematically, in detail, and in much the same manner: historically, from the point of view of their pathology and pathologic physiology, and finally as clinical entities. A comprehensive bibliography completes the volume.

Such a book, dealing with two relatively uncommon surgical problems, is unlikely to acquire much popularity among general readers. As a reference book, however, it is to be recommended.

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