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The author describes himself as "a doctor who felt impelled to write a book." We can be thankful for that impulsion. Dr. Meleney has produced no ordinary book; he has plenty to say, and he says it well.
He is a pioneer in establishing the importance of a bacteriological laboratory closely integrated with a surgical service, and he believes that only by such integration can quickest healing and minimal disability be achieved. He writes from his own intimate knowledge gained through a wide experience of more than 25 years.
A good introductory chapter by Dr. John S. Lockwood on Physiological
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Clinical Aspects and Treatment of Surgical Infections.. Ann Intern Med. 1949;30:701–702. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-3-701_2
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