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December 1979

The CIBA Collection of Medical Illustrations

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General Medical Unit Strong Memorial Hospital 601 Elmwood Ave Rochester, NY 14642

Am J Dis Child. 1979;133(12):1292. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1979.02130120084025

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The CIBA collection of medical illustrations dealing with the respiratory system continues in the examplary tradition of this series. This newest edition is a compilation of numerous CIBA monographs on various aspects of the respiratory system. This volume is organized into five sections, beginning with embryological and anatomical development, physiological principles, and roentgenographic techniques, with subsequent expanded sections dealing with specific pathologic entities, together with diagnostic and therapeutic modalities currently in use. The book is an overview of the salient features of the respiratory system with a purposeful intent to provide the reader with a basic understanding of the important features of chest anatomy and pathophysiology. It should provide an ideal reference source, particularly for the general physician, as well as all students of chest disease, at any level.

Dr Frank Netter has been able to capture the salient features of the respiratory anatomy, physiology, and pathology through his unparalleled

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