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January 17, 1972

The Radiology of Skeletal Disorders: Exercises in Diagnosis

JAMA. 1972;219(3):389. doi:10.1001/jama.1972.03190290075033

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This book contains a great quantity of information, offered to the reader in a very interesting and orderly manner. There are in excess of 2,000 radiographic illustrations, of sufficient size and clarity that the reader has no difficulty seeing what the authors intend for him. They are used to simulate the demands of radiologic interpretation. To achieve this, the authors provide the reader with an illustration, a brief clinical account and, no answer to the problem. This forces active participation on the part of the reader to search for the answer to the radiologic problem. On following pages one finds a clear, concise summary of the clinical and pathologic aspects of the problem confronting him. Also the answer, along with which the authors provide further examples of the same condition to illustrate other aspects of the problem, which may not have been evident on the initial test illustration. This method