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May 1926


Am J Dis Child. 1926;31(5):762. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1926.04130050162016

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The contents of this book have been divided into chapters dealing with the anatomy, physiology, pathology, etiology, examination, clinical records, symptoms, prophylaxis and treatment by gymnastic exercises, forcible correction and operative measures with the prognosis.

Long theoretic discussions have been omitted, leaving the text composed of practical and useful features. Although it was written for orthopedic surgeons, the family physician should comprehend the essentials of this deformity, and would be in a better position to advise the patient after reading this book.

The author has honestly and without prejudice presented the prognosis and course of this condition, with the various forms of treatment. It is profusely illustrated with good photographs representing the various phases of the subject.

The publisher's work has been well done in that the paper is good, the type is large and distinct, the margins are wide and the illustrations are very good. All these features make

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