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October 18, 1947

Diseases of the Chest with Emphasis on X-Ray Diagnosis

JAMA. 1947;135(7):467. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02890070069030

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Abstract

This book contains a store of information about diseases of the chest. The illustrations, with twenty-four plates in color, were carefully chosen and are well reproduced. The book is composed of six sections. Section I contains four chapters in which fundamental material is presented on anatomy, the uses of the x-rays in examination, physiology, and symptoms and signs of pulmonary disease. The six chapters in section II deal with the pneumonias. All known forms are carefully considered and the latest diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are included. One chapter is devoted to sulfonamides and antibiotics.

The eight chapters in section III pertain to pulmonary tuberculosis. The procedures necessary to arrive at accurate diagnosis are discussed in considerable detail. All forms of treatment are brought to date, including recent advances in chemotherapy. The nine chapters in section iv are devoted to nontuberculous chronic pulmonary diseases of the lungs and bronchi. Cancer, bronchiectasis,

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