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April 5, 1995

The Radiologist

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Wright State University Dayton, Ohio

JAMA. 1995;273(13):1068. doi:10.1001/jama.1995.03520370110052

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The main goal of this journal is to review the literature for the practicing radiologist. The Yearbook of Diagnostic Radiology already provides this service with greater breadth but much less depth than The Radiologist, as observed in the three issues examined of this new journal. Radiologic Clinics of North America, with goals that overlap even more closely, compares favorably with The Radiologist in depth of coverage. Unlike Clinics, which devotes entire issues to a single topic, The Radiologist seems poised to target opportune topics in a timely fashion. This new journal therefore should be able to carve a niche for itself between these two competitors: closer to Clinics in depth of coverage, though somewhere between the two in breadth of subject matter.

Each issue of The Radiologist contains five or six clinically oriented review articles that have been submitted by invitation and reviewed by the editorial board. The journal aims

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