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July 9, 1910

Lehmann's Medizinische Atlanten.

JAMA. 1910;55(2):152. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330020056037

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This work is not intended as a complete exposition of the subject for the use of the expert in Röntgen technic, nor does it take up the question of the use of the x-ray as a therapeutic agent, but is intended for the internist who uses the x-ray as an aid in the diagnosis of internal conditions. In the opening chapter is a brief description of the necessary apparatus, tubes, tables, screens, etc., with directions for their care and use. The various organs are then taken up and considered in detail, first the normal relations and then the pathologic conditions. Considerable attention is given to diseases of the heart and of the stomach and the value of orthodiagraphy in the diagnosis of the former and of the use of bismuth in the latter are well brought out. The changes which occur in the skeleton in connection with general diseases

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