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This volume of the Surgical Practice of the Lahey Clinic is splendidly organized. It contains many new operative procedures and follows an edition published ten years ago. Contributors are entirely from the Lahey Clinic. With each surgical procedure, there is a discussion of related physiology, anatomy, pre- and postoperative care. All types of surgery are discussed, including major specialized fields.
The book is liberally illustrated with photographs, drawings and charts. The bibliography is excellent.
A chapter is devoted to the problem of anesthesia with a discussion of special agents and technics, as well as cardiac arrest. A section on miscellaneous
Surgical Practice of the Lahey Clinic.. Ann Intern Med. ;36:1139. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-4-1139
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(4):1139.
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