Medicine: Polio Derelicts

"Polio derelicts" is the phrase which Orthopedist Walter Truslow of Brooklyn uses to describe all individuals crippled by infantile paralysis. Dr. Truslow, who believes that nearly all such deformities are due to lack of protective care of the muscles after an attack of poliomyelitis, last week made this high promise in the American Journal of Surgery:

"In the experience of the orthopedic surgeon, no victim of poliomyelitis should ever become a derelict; to him even the greatly disabled and deformed paralytic may be much improved and brought...

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