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Penetrating Wounds of the Abdomen.

Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Forward by Tom Shires. "This monograph represents an increasing recognition of the previously neglected disease of modern times- trauma. This surgical illness is continuously increasing in our society and its now the leading cause of death in the first three decades of life, and the third leading cause of death in all ages. In spite of these apalling statistics relative to trauma, only recently have clinical and research data been combined in an organized fashion in an attempt to improve the care of the injured patient." Includes a chapter by George Fisher "War Wounds Of The Abdomen In Vietnam" Fine in Very Good DJ. Tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear, small closed tear, discrete pen notation at rear flap, else clean and bright. Orange cloth boards, gilt lettering. 8vo. 126pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index. Item #10055

Price: $125.00