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September 2, 1933

Einführung in die Röntgenologie: Ein Lehrbuch für Ärzte und Studierende.

JAMA. 1933;101(10):802-803. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740350060041

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The joint authorship has made possible a treatise covering the use of the x-rays both diagnostically and therapeutically. The physics and technic as concerns each of the respective fields are handled with a reasonable brevity and clarity. The diagnostic coverage includes the osseous, vascular, pulmonary, gastro-intestinal and urinary systems. The obstetric uses are also touched. Many of the unusual conditions are illustrated and described. Normal conditions as well as anomalous variations are described and illustrated; a thorough understanding of these is necessary to avoid the pitfalls of inexcusable errors. The therapeutic section deals with dosimetry; this is important, since the adoption of a universal unit of intensity known as the roentgen has made therapy a more exacting practice, which will be a common factor understood by all radiotherapeutists. A chapter on the biologic influence of x-rays on various kinds of tissues and organs follows closely the facts as they are

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