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May 3, 1941

The 1940 Year Book of Radiology

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Diagnosis. 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, Radiation Therapy Department, Bellevue Hospital, New York City. Cloth. Price, $5. Pp. 496, with 497 illustrations. Chicago: Year Book Publishers, Inc., 1940.

JAMA. 1941;116(18):2121. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820180127029

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Abstract

The 1940 Year Book of Radiology is the current issue of a series which has been published for several years. Since its first volume, the Year Book of Radiology has been recognized as a book which radiologists and other members of the medical profession who are anxious to keep abreast of radiologic progress have needed. It is now considered by many radiologists as an encyclopedia of radiologic information, since it presents a correlation of the best and latest achievements in the field of diagnostic roentgenology and radiation therapy. It is almost impossible, in so short a review, to give an adequate idea of its useful contents. Among the many practical new diagnostic procedures mentioned is a pelvic soft tissue study during pregnancy, making it possible, in certain instances, to diagnose cases of placenta praevia. A complete description of the apparatus used in fluorography is also given, with explanation of its

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