Selected pages from the history of medicine in Nebraska
This book is compilation of reprints, essays, speeches, etc on the history of medicine in Nebraska. It is dedicated to the Rev Hiram Winnett and Dr. Hudson J. Winnett.Dr. Hiram Winnett Orr was an orthopedic surgeon. He was born in Pennsylvania in 1877 but grew up in Nebraska. After attending UNL, he received his M.D. from the University of Michigan medical school in 1899. After medical school, he returned to Nebraska to practice medicine and became the superintendent of the Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital. He was a pioneer in the use of plaster casts for the treatment of fractures.