WALTER REDISCH, M.D., F.A.C.P.; OTTO BRANDMAN, M.D.; SALVATORE RAINONE, M.D.
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Trench (immersion) foot may be considered a form of frostbite, i.e., a response of living tissues to injury by cold. Understanding of the basic changes taking place in the acute phase of trench foot, and the logical conclusions as to treatment of this phase, have been greatly clarified by excellent bulletins from the Surgeon General's Office and by the work of White,1 Ungley and Blackwood,2 Lange, Weiner and Boyd3 and others. Silverman4 has given an interesting report on cases of subacute trench foot. Except for experimental work by Burch and associates,5 and a preliminary report by one of us,6
REDISCH W, BRANDMAN O, RAINONE S. CHRONIC TRENCH FOOT: A STUDY OF 100 CASES1. Ann Intern Med. 1951;34:1163–1168. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-5-1163
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(5):1163-1168.
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