September 1930

The Chest.

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By L. R. Sante, M.D. Price, $20. Pp. 500. New York: Paul B. Hoeber, Inc., 1930.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1930;46(3):552. doi:10.1001/archinte.1930.00140150193016

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Under the caption "The Chest" the author has presented in semiatlas form the whole story of pulmonary disease from a roentgen standpoint. To the medical man not experienced in roentgen diagnosis its 500 pages of highly illustrated material may be used as an inductive study course which will stand the test of future experience. The experienced roentgenologist will find it an excellently classified review. The point of view of the author is excellent.

About 150 pages are first spent in describing and illustrating the physical basis for recognizing disease of the lungs by the roentgen rays. The following 250 pages make application of these principles to the great mass of pulmonary conditions most frequently encountered. The final 100 pages deal with the more rare or miscellaneous condition met with in the lungs, pleura, mediastinum and diaphragm.

The book is well balanced in that the major stress is placed on the

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