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July 9, 1938

X-Rays and Radium in the Treatment of Diseases of the Skin

JAMA. 1938;111(2):196-197. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790280086032

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This edition, almost entirely rewritten, amounts to a brand new, authoritative guide in the treatment of diseases of the skin with x-rays and radium. It embodies virtually all present knowledge of this subject and the book should be a "bible" for all dermatologists and for all other physicians, as well as technicians, who undertake the treatment of the various dermatoses with these agents. In order to reflect all aspects of the subject authoritatively, a noteworthy list of collaborators have written or brought down to date certain chapters of the book. These include new chapters on physics, biology, apparatus and instruments by Edith Quimby, a careful revision of the medicolegal chapter by Harold Bouton, an excellent and complete revision of the chapters on psoriasis, lichen planus and the hemopoietic diseases by Dr. Fred Wise, the action of roentgen rays and radium on animal organs and tissues by Dr. Arthur U. Desjardins,

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