JOHN JOSEPH NUTT, M.D., F.A.C.S.
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Believing that few physicians other than orthopedic surgeons pay more than the slightest attention to the body mechanism, the writer deems it worth while to present a paper on the early signals of abnormalities in the framework of the body and their significance. If what is here offered to the profession serves to quicken the family physician's powers of observation, in the writer's opinion, at least, it will not have been written in vain.
Many orthopedic conditions manifest their presence by sending out some faint signal long before subjective signs draw them to the attention of the patient, and if
NUTT JJ. EARLY SIGNS OF ORTHOPEDIC CONDITIONS1. Ann Intern Med. 1940;14:1050–1064. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-6-1050
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(6):1050-1064.
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