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June 13, 1931

Physics of Radiology for the Student of Roentgenology and Radium Therapy.

JAMA. 1931;96(24):2059. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720500053041

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The author has compiled the physical and clinical essentials for a beginner in radiology. Written from a practical point of view and with the physical theory abbreviated, it provides the radiologist a convenient handbook and the student a concise and readable textbook. The author explains the principle and operation of various x-ray measuring devices. Readers having a knowledge of physics can readily understand the mathematics. Practical problems are solved to aid the beginner in mastering the fundamental principles. The application of roentgen rays to malignant growths is described. Saturation curves and tables for different filters are given. Practical applications of radium with illustrations make up an interesting chapter.

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