The skin and its diseases.
Disorders of the digestive system.
Diseases and hygiene of old age.
The special functions and diseases of women.
The diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of
The care and treatment of infants.
The nervous system, its structure, and its diseases.
The treatment of tumors.
The diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the
The surgical treatment of deformities of the bones,
joints, muscles, etc.
Disorders of the ear, nose, and throat.
The structural and functional causes of disease.
The care, development, and treatment of children.
The care and treatment of the feet, especially the
treatment and prevention of foot disorders.
The study and treatment of disorders of the mind,
including psychoses, neuroses, emotional
maladjustments, and so forth.
The diagnosis and treatment of disease through
the use of X-rays of the bones and organs.
The treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by
manual or instrumental operations, as in the
removal of diseased parts or tissue by cutting.
Diseases of the urogenital or urinary system.
Surgery of the nervous system.
are injured, deformed, or destroyed.
Surgery of the lungs and related organs.
Surgery of the chest cavity.
Figure 2-3. Some of the areas in which a surgeon may specialize.