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June 28, 1952

X-Ray Interpretation

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By H. Cecil H. Bull, M.A., M.B., M.R.C.P. With chapter on Radiography of the Head, by James W. D. Bull, M.A., M.B., M.R.C.P., Assistant Radiologist, St. George's Hospital, London. Second edition. Cloth. $5.50. Pp. 406, with 287 illustrations by author. Oxford University Press, 114 Fifth Ave., New York 11; Amen House, Warwick Sq., London, E.C.4, 1951.

JAMA. 1952;149(9):905. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.02930260107038

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This is a simple but valuable and complete exposition of the scope and methods of roentgen interpretation. There is not a lithograph in the book, but the line drawings are well done. This book has been written for the clinician and the student, and, in its simplicity may not appeal to the experienced radiologist. It is easy to agree that the author has accomplished his purpose of providing a link between the radiologist's report and the case history type of integration of roentgen interpretation with the clinical picture of the case. It will serve as a splendid introduction for the medical student to the standard facts of radiology. This second edition has an enlarged and revised chapter on the skull and brain by Dr. J. W. D. Bull and a discussion of a remarkably simplified method of pelvic geometrics by Mr. J. W. Smith. A simple brim index is diagrammed

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