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As civilization has become more mechanized, there has been a parallel increase in mortality and morbidity from bodily injuries. However, the anatomical, physiological and psychological alterations resulting from trauma are almost completely ignored by present medical school curricula. Consequently The Pathology of Trauma is a book that fills the need for such enlightenment. The second edition, a thorough revision, presents in an excellent, easily readable manner the anatomical, physiological and psychiatric aspects of trauma.
A chapter devoted to injuries of each of the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, biliary, genito-urinary, central nervous, and musculoskeletal systems makes for easy reference. Additional chapters devoted
The Pathology of Trauma.. Ann Intern Med. 1955;42:729. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-3-729_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(3):729.
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