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January 6, 1923

Taschenbuch der Röntgenologie für Aerzte.

JAMA. 1923;80(1):57-58. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02640280059038

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Abstract

This little book is intended for the physician who is not a roentgenologist but who desires an insight into what the use of the roentgen ray can offer. The first half deals with diagnosis, the second with the mechanics, technic of application and the indication for roentgen-ray therapy. As a little compend or, better yet, as a means of obtaining a short and concise review of the subject, it fills the bill admirably. The outstanding objections, in view of the purpose for which it appears, are that too much is attempted in a small space, and that the illustrations, instead of being reproductions of plates, are diagrammatic in character. Any one who has taught for any length of time knows that diagrams in this important department of diagnosis can never impress the beginner as thoroughly as reproductions of plates. If diagrams accompany the plates, the result is still better. The

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