Gun-Shot Fractures of the Extremities
Paris: Masson et Cie, 1918. Wraps. 136 pages. Wraps, illus. Name of previous owner. Stamped "with the compliments of the American Red Cross Medical Library" on front. Spine almost completely missing, edges chipped, pages fragile. Based upon the author's World War I experiences as a Lieutenant Colonel in the MedicalCorps, U.S.A. Addresses the mechanisms and varieties of gun shot fractures, the repair of the fractures, transportation and operative treatment of fractures in general, mechanical treatment, diaphyseal fractures, and fractures and wounds of joints. This manual was the result of a request to the author by Dr. Lewis A. Stimson to write a chapter for a forthcoming book. Condition: fair.
Keywords: Military Medicine, WW1, Gun-Shot Wounds, War Wounds, Fractures, Femur, Tibia, Joint Wounds, Traction