September 1934

The Science of Radiology.

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Authorized by the American Congress of Radiology. Edited by Otto Glasser. Pp. 450. Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 1933.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1934;54(3):482. doi:10.1001/archinte.1934.00160150169012

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One of the duties of Bryon Hubbard Jackson as Chairman of the Committee en History and Education of the American Congress of Radiology was the editing of a book which would denote the outstanding features developed in the science of roentgenology from the time of Roentgen's discovery to the period of the Congress. Dr. Jackson's happy choice of editor was Otto Glasser, the director of the Radiation Research Department of the Cleveland Foundation. The result is a well edited and, considering its scope, a fairly comprehensive outline of the field it attempts to cover. Charles C. Thomas is the publisher, and the quality of design is up to his usual high standard.

The first two chapters of the book are by Otto Glasser and deal with the lives of Roentgen and of Pierre and Marie Curie and with the discoveries of the roentgen rays and radium. Then follow chapters on

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