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Fred Houdlett Albee - bibliography

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American orthopedic surgeon, born April 13, 1876, Alna, Maine; died 1945.


  • Bone-graft surgery. Philadelphia, W. B. Saunder Co., and London, 1915.
  • Orthopedic and reconstruction surgery.
    Philadelphia and London, 1919.
  • Injuries and diseases of the hip; surgery & conservative treatment.
    Written with Robert Louis Preston. New York, Hoeber, 1937. 298 pages.
  • Bone graft surgery in disease, injury and deformity.
    Written with Alexander Kushner. New York, Appleton-Century Co. [1940]. 403 pages.
  • Surgery of the spinal column.
    Written with Earl Jennings Powers and Harold Clyde McDowell. Philadelphia, Davis, 1945. 460 pages.

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