Dr. Richard B. Raney with a patient

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  • Dr. Richard B. Raney fits a neck brace onto an African-American patient in the Orthopaedic Clinic. A nurse assists. Raney served on the house staff of Duke Hospital from 1934 to 1952. Dr. R.B. Raney authored "Primer on Prevention of Deformities in Children." Raney also served with the Office of Civilian Defense Reserve Unit of the U.S. Public Health Service as Assistant Orthopaedic Surgeon. The photograph hanging on the wall was taken during a Duke University School of Medicine postgraduate course on fractures in 1934.
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  • cln00011
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