August 1910

Medical Electricity and Roentgen Rays.

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By Sinclair Tousey, A.M., M.D., Consulting Surgeon to St. Bartholomew's Clinic, New York City. Octavo of 1116 pages, with 750 illustrations, 16 in colors. W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia and London, 1910. Cloth, $7.00 net; half morocco, $8.50 net.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1910;VI(2):231. doi:10.1001/archinte.1910.00050300112009

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Probably no chapter in medical history is more remarkable than the one related to electricity and radiography as applied to the treatment and diagnosis of human ills. Of all the works which have come to our notice on this subject, Dr. Tousey's book is the most complete and satisfactory.

The author in his preface under date of April, 1910, makes the following statements which indicate how rapidly this important topic is growing. "Now that the work approaches completion the author realizes that it is impossible for any book on electricity to be up to date. A weekly magazine would be more apt to justify this title in the case of a science which is developing so rapidly and along such important lines. A systematic attempt to present what has been done and of how to do it may, however, prove useful."

Where a statement is ascribed to some particular observer, this

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