Classic papers in hand surgery

E. F. Shaw Wilgis

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Abstract

Throughout the development of hand surgery as a specialty thousands of papers have been published. This paper identifies the classic papers in 13 categories covering the field of hand surgery. To be named a classic paper, it must meet three criteria: (1) it must establish or refine a technique or concept; (2) the technique must survive the passage of time; and (3) it must change the course of treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14-18
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume25
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000

Keywords

  • Classic papers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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