By Dr. Herbert Assmann. Fifth edition. Price, 87 marks. Pp. 1248. Berlin: F. C. W. Vogel, 1934.
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Assmann's book, which is familiar to every radiologist and internist, may now be said to have become a classic; "monumental" is the only adjective which adequately describes this vast compendium. The reviewer obviously can single out only a few points for comment. First, the general get-up—paper, printing and arrangement—is excellent and of a sort appropriate for a durable book; the work is conveniently divided into two volumes. Next should be mentioned the diagrams and reproductions of roentgenograms, more than 1,200 in number, illustrating every phase of the subject. Not only are these illustrations well selected, but the technical reproduction is excellent. The text, on the whole, is sound and is clearly written by one familiar with both the roentgenologic and clinical aspects of internal diseases. Reports of individual cases of typical, rare and interesting conditions make it possible for the physician to orient himself on practically any problem which he
Die klinische Röntgendiagnostik der inneren Erkrankungen.. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1934;54(6):1022. doi:10.1001/archinte.1934.00160180196018