Musculoskeletal surgery in eighteenth century America.

Abstract

Surgeons in America in the eighteenth century treated wounds, fractures, dislocations, and gunshot injuries of the skeletal structures and also contended with osteomyelitis and tuberculosis of bones and joints. In meeting this challenge, they proved innovative, adaptive and courageous, and developed principles of surgery, some of which still are in use today.

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@article{Friedenberg2000MusculoskeletalSI, title={Musculoskeletal surgery in eighteenth century America.}, author={Zachary B Friedenberg}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={2000}, volume={374}, pages={10-6} }