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April 1933

Injuries of the Eye: Diagnosis and Treatment, Forensic Procedures and Visual Economics.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1933;9(4):691-692. doi:10.1001/archopht.1933.00830010713019

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The field indicated by the title of this volume is one of increasing extent and importance in which the author has been an able worker for many years. It is connected with, or has connotations and implications in, many domains not only of medical pathology, diagnosis and treatment, but of social and industrial economics and technology as well. An inclusive and detailed consideration of all these aspects might well require the collaboration of a number of workers and produce finally an encyclopedic system or reference handbook on the subject. This is, for the present, a pious wish. Wuerdemann has not attempted the impossible. Aiming to give "an exhaustive and authoritative work upon Injuries of the Eye," he has largely rewritten and added to the matter contained in the first edition (1911) of his work. In this practical purpose he has succeeded. Part one, dealing with general injuries,

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