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In a moderate size volume the author has attempted to cover the entire subject of radium therapy from both theoretical and practical standpoints. The result is a creditable and interesting book. It is the second work on radiotherapy to have recently come from the pen of a dermatologist. While MacKee's book on "X-Ray and Radium in the Treatment of Diseases of the Skin" confines itself to dermatologic therapeutics, the work of Simpson covers in a more cursory way the entire field of radium therapy in medicine. The present book is the work of a man of large experience in general radium therapy and is written in a clear, scholarly and conservative manner.
The book contains 383 pages, fifty-nine of which are devoted to a rather cumbersome general bibliography. The number of the authors referred to in this text is naturally rather small. About half of the book deals with the
RADIUM THERAPY. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1922;6(4):519. doi:10.1001/archderm.1922.02360040121012
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