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This companion volume to Fractures: A History and Iconography of Their Treatment traces the development of the specialty up to the present day, focusing on the patient and disease rather than the physician. Extensively illustrated with most of the 332 illustrations taken from the original sources.
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Dr Peltier has summarized succinctly and illuminated superbly the development and flowering of a major tree in the field of surgery, now two centuries old and still growing vigorously. The references and index are comprehensive and meticulous. -- Medical History 1994
Dr. Peltier is to be complimented on a monumental work which joins Le Vay's The History of Orthopaedics as current definitive works that define the origin and development of our specialty. All orthopaedic surgeons with a historical bent, or who wish to develop one, will want this book in their library. One couldn't imagine a better birthday (or Christmas gift) for the orthopaedic bibliophile. -- Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 1993
Orthopedics: A History and Iconography is a book that can satisfy two reading urges, enriching our professional knowledge as well as our cultural experience. . . . In a clear writing style, the author identifies pivotal events and extraordinary physicians and researchers who shaped the history of orthopaedics. -- Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy June 1997
This book has many virtues to recommend it to the readerPeltier deserves to be commended for this book, which should be read by anyone interested in orthopaedics and its leaders. -- Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery October 1993
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Book Description Jeremy Norman Co, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110930405471