Edited by Charles A. Waters, M.D., Associate in Roentgenology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. Associate Editor: Whitmer B. Firor, M.D., Assistant in Roentgenology, Johns Hopkins University. Therapeutics. Edited by Ira I. Kaplan, B.Sc., M.D., Director, Division of Cancer, Department of Hospitals, City of New York. Cloth. Price, $4.50. Pp. 528, with 509 illustrations. Chicago: Year Book Publishers, Inc., 1939.
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Again Waters and Kaplan have turned out a good Year Book of Radiology. A set of these year books and the Consolidated Indices of the American Journal of Roentgenology and Radium Therapy would be an economical and practical method of contracting the shelf space for the radiologic literature of the world for the last eight years to just nine volumes. Look up the author or article and within the same or the succeeding year book will undoubtedly appear a condensation of the original article with editorial exactness and comment. Naturally, the Year Book does record all of the newer applications of x-ray diagnosis and roentgen and radium treatment. The advancements in physics and artificial radioactivity are never neglected. The amplification and experience of older procedures, as recorded in the radiologic literature of the world, are offered for those who must have a short cut to reliable information. Economics as it
The 1939 Year Book of Radiology. Diagnosis. JAMA. 1940;114(3):278-279. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810030078037