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June 10, 1939

Précis de technique radiographique

JAMA. 1939;112(23):2462. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800230086031

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The extraordinary development of x-ray diagnosis has encouraged the production of a rather large number of diagnostic works without much reference to technical detail. The state of perfection to which the manufacturers have brought their radiographic equipment has permitted a simplification of technic for ordinary radiographic work, which can be learned in a relatively short time by physicians familiar with the anatomic and pathologic detail. For the benefit of the technician and for those physicians who do their own technical work (every physician should know better than his technician how to do this work), this is a valuable book. The first half deals with the radiographic technic of exploration of the skeleton; the second part deals with the viscera, including the digestive tube and its appendages, the urinary and genital tracts and the respiratory tract. Despite the excellence of this book and the wealth of the photographs showing the various

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