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August 1929


Am J Dis Child. 1929;38(2):445-446. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1929.01930080221020

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The development of the topic, dealing broadly with basic, theoretical considerations and experimental evidence has caused this book to be different from the usual plan of books for a similar purpose.

An attempt is made to develop orthopedic judgment, so as to apply the proper decision to a given problem.

The seventy-six plates are evenly distributed throughout the text, and each plate is made up of a group of photographs, x-ray prints and diagrams illustrative of the adjacent subject matter of the text.

At the end of each chapter there is a résumé and a comprehensive bibliography. Chapter 1 deals with the congenital deformities, which are determined in a coherent and systematic manner by powerful early developmental nature.

The static constitutional anteroposterior deformities of the spine are dependent on a proper relationship between the spine, the thorax and the abdominal cavity. Any change in one of the systems must be

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