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October 13, 1951

Nouveau traité d'électro-radiothérapie.

JAMA. 1951;147(7):705. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670240089034

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This book succeeds the text on treatment previously published by Delherm and Laquerrière. It describes the major changes in accomplishments that have occurred recently in the science of physics as related to medicine. Volume 1 is devoted to general considerations of physics and biology. Volume 2 considers the employment of "electroradiotherapy" in diseases of the nervous system, endocrine glands, bones, joints, blood, and hematopoietic organs, and in diseases of the skin. Volume 3 discusses various forms of electrotherapy and radiotherapy as employed in diseases of the pulmonary tract, digestive tract, urinary tract, and genital organs.

Electrodiagnosis, employment of various forms of electrical current for therapy, and use of infrared and ultraviolet rays are discussed, and there is a chapter on ultrasonics as well as a considerable discussion of neutron therapy. Many outstanding French medical authorities on various phases of electrotherapy and radiotherapy have contributed chapters to this exhaustive presentation. This

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