James E. Kirkpatrick

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Loss of grasping power is a ratable factor of permanent partial disability by the Industrial Accident Commission of the State of California. The ratings that issue therefrom are based upon the proportion of grasping power actually lost as a result of the injury sustained. The conditions which most frequently impair grasping power are, (1) amputation; (2)(More)
Granulomatous inflammatory diseases of the extremities caused by inanimate agents (physical or chemical) and agents of unknown character are frequently unrecognized. The symptoms produced by these lesions are too frequently ascribed to trauma, particularly an insignificant bruise or imagined microtrauma. None of the rheumatic diseases-tenosynovitis,(More)