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THE RATIONALE OF OPERATIVE FRACTURE CARE. ED. 2. Joseph Schatzker and Marvin Tile. New York, Springer, 1996. $249.00, 633 pp.
M. Gordon Whitbeck, Jr., M.D.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 1996 Nov 01;78(11):1790-1790
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This edition has been updated and expanded, reflecting the evolution of fracture care since the publication of the first edition, eight years ago. The original chapters have been reworked, incorporating changes in philosophy and operative technique and advances in the technology of implants. There are five new chapters, addressing fractures of the distal part of the radius, the spine, the hip, the calcaneus, the midfoot, and the forefoot. Two of these chapters are by Schatzker and Tile; the remainder, contributed by three of their colleagues, are characterized by the same clear, concise, yet sufficiently comprehensive style found in the other chapters.
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