A. G. SCHNACK, A.M., M.D.
A great deal of confusion exists in the interpretation of roentgenological chest findings in terms of symptoms, clinical findings, pathological findings, and prognosis. Many of our roentgenologists are laboriously trying to master details of what are supposed to be pictures characteristic of certain types of pulmonary tuberculosis, without considering any basic reason for the production of these types. The variations are so numerous and changing that one would be kept constantly on the jump to keep a patient correctly tabulated. No one can be surprised at the controversies that are continually arising between clinician and roentgenologist. Certain broad principles will
SCHNACK AG. Roentgenography in its Relationship to Clinical Findings in Pulmonary Tuberculosis*. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:763–770. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-8-763
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(8):763-770.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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