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Spinal cord injury presents a Byzantine complex of interrelated medical and social problems. It is Professor Guttman's sound thesis that spinal-injured patients are best treated where these manifold problems can be dealt with in a coordinated manner. His pioneering efforts at the Stoke Mandeville National Spinal Injury Center in Great Britain have set the standard for such care and provided
the extensive experience on which his book is based.
The strength of this book lies in its comprehensiveness. In the context of Professor Guttman's case material, the points made are graphically illustrated. Such a compendium written for a wide audience
Spinal Cord Injuries: Comprehensive Management and Research.. Ann Intern Med. 1974;81:139. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-1-139_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(1):139.
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