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December 17, 1938

A Text-Book of X-Ray Diagnosis

JAMA. 1938;111(25):2330-2331. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790510078034

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Abstract

A comprehensive survey of the field of x-ray diagnosis sufficiently detailed for reference purposes and with an adequate bibliography has not been available heretofore in one publication in the English language. This work, projected in three volumes by a group of authoritative English radiologists and clinicians, attempts to fulfil this need. Although it does not measure up in all respects to its foreign language counterparts, the general plan is admirable. In each section are brief discussions of the normal anatomy, the pathology and the chief clinical features of the disease under consideration. This is followed by the roentgenologic features of the condition, occasional discussions of differential diagnosis and a reasonably adequate bibliography. X-ray technic is discussed only as it relates to strictly medical procedures. There is no general introduction to the subject of x-ray diagnosis, no effort at exposition of broad principles nor any other correlative material. The first volume

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