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May 16, 1959

Surface and Radiological Anatomy for Students and General Practitioners

JAMA. 1959;170(3):394. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03010030138040

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The new edition of this well-established textbook by an anatomist and a radiologist emphasizes the dynamic and functional aspects of topographic and radiologic anatomy. By the use of radiology the reader is given a clear picture of body structure as it appears in the living subject. The value of radiology in the teaching of gross anatomy is generally accepted in medical schools. This book should be useful to the student of anatomy, as it correlates topographic and radiologic anatomy by parallel illustrations of surface contours and reproductions of radiographs of the underlying structures. This edition has been extensively rewritten, revised, and rearranged. The subject matter is organized on a regional basis with separate chapters devoted to general anatomy and methods, upper limbs, chest and back, head and neck, vertebral column, and lower limbs. The text is liberally illustrated with excellent radiographic reproductions, photographs, line drawings, and diagrams. By extensive use

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