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October 15, 1938

Surface and Radiological Anatomy for Students and General Practitioners

JAMA. 1938;111(16):1497. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790420077030

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The authors endeavor to provide an introduction to the study of anatomic features which are accessible to examination in the living subject, and to the usual methods of physical examination they have added radiology. By the extensive use of illustrations in this book they were able to coordinate radiologic anatomy with those features which can be determined by external examination and with those other details which can be determined only by dissection. The book is arranged in sections corresponding with the parts in which the body is usually dissected, and some blank pages for notes have been included. Some general consideration is also given to radiologic technic, which they believe necessary for the interpretation of the roentgenograms. They omit detailed descriptions of the attachments of individual muscles but emphasize the coordinated production of movement and maintenance of posture. The book shows the surface contours in relation to the underlying structures

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