Reprint of ”Concerning Surgical Intervention for the Intracranial Hemorrhages of the New-born” by Harvey Cushing, M.D.

@article{Goodrich2000ReprintO,
  title={Reprint of ”Concerning Surgical Intervention for the Intracranial Hemorrhages of the New-born” by Harvey Cushing, M.D.},
  author={J.T. Goodrich},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2000},
  volume={16},
  pages={484-492}
}
  • J. Goodrich
  • Published 1 August 2000
  • Medicine
  • Child's Nervous System
Abstract This paper was first presented at a meeting in 1905 and gives an insight into the problems faced in early neurosurgical operations in newborns and the way they were approached by an adventurous surgeon. 
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