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January 13, 1940

Grundlagen der Röntgendiagnostik und Röntgentherapie

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Von Chefarzt Dr. G. Schulte, Knappschafts-Krankenhaus, Recklinghausen, und Doz. Dr. med. habil. F. Kuhlmann, Medizinische Universitätsklinik Halle a. S. Paper. Price, 7.50 marks. Pp. 140, with 148 illustrations. Leipzig: Georg Thieme, 1939.

JAMA. 1940;114(2):185. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810020089034

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The authors in this book have reviewed concisely the physicotechnical principles of roentgenography and roentgen therapy within a space of fourteen pages. In the same concise manner they have described the general pathologic conditions affecting the bones and joints and their differential diagnosis. They then review briefly the regional pathologic changes found in the skeletal system, using mostly diagrams to illustrate the characteristics of the various diseases affecting the anatomic regions.

Following this regional study, the authors discuss the general characteristics or principles governing the diagnosis of diseases affecting any or all of the bones or joints, such as inflammations, degenerative diseases, abnormalities of growth and changes incident to blood diseases. Bone tumors are described and illustrated on the basis of their special characteristics. One does not find complete descriptions or examples of the many variations which may be present in the obscure cases.

In the discussion of the lungs,

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