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August 7, 1943

Outline of Roentgen Diagnosis: An Orientation in the Basic Principles of Diagnosis by the Roentgen Method

JAMA. 1943;122(15):1051. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840320069038

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The completely rewritten second edition of this work follows the plan of the original edition. In nine sections the systems of the body are considered with regard to their roentgen examination. A preliminary section on general principles of roentgen diagnosis is an adequate introduction to the subject matter; physics and the technic of taking films are deliberately omitted. A final section dealing with miscellaneous topics completes the written portion of the book. There is adequate cross filing of diseases which can be diagnosed in more than one system, as well as a paragraph at the end of each chapter analyzing the value of the examination under consideration. The sixty-one page pictorial atlas, which follows an exhaustive index, is apparently the same group of plates as in the first edition. It is composed of well selected reproductions of films and original drawings of real merit. On the page opposite each group

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