"In offering to the profession the present volume on mechanical therapeutics, the author would state that his design is to place in the hands of students and practitioners of medicine a systematized and condensed description of surgical dressings, apparatus, and elementary operations, drawn from the writings and teaching of the ablest surgeons in America and Europe"--Preface.
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Mechanical Therapeutics: A Practical Treatise on Surgical Apparatus ...
Philip Skinner Wales
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