Fundamentals of Roentgenology.

H. W. Fischer, MD
Arch Intern Med. 1965;115(6):747-749. doi:10.1001/archinte.1960.03860180119029.
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The book Fundamentals of Roentgenology is quite a good one, studied in light of its primary purpose which is to instruct young physicians in learning how to look at x-ray films. Dr. Squire does indeed do this, starting with basic concepts of radiation and the principles of obtaining clinical information by x-rays and then proceeding quickly to the study of the chest film. Eight chapters are devoted to the examination of chest films and one chapter to skull and bones. Three chapters are devoted to the study of the abdominal films and two chapters to various contrast studies of the abdominal organs.

The book is a beauty to behold. The format is excellent, and I could not find a single reproduction of a roentgenogram which was not perfect for its purpose or close to it. Diagrams are used effectively and in an appropriate number. Nonmedical roentgenograms are used to


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