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The positioning of a patient for a roentgen examination which most clearly demonstrates abnormalities, is an art developed by careful and patient effort, combined with a thorough knowledge of roentgen anatomy and pathology. The close supervision of roentgen technic by the roentgenologist makes for thorough diagnostic roentgenology which eliminates, to a high degree, the chance of error due primarily to faulty technic. The author is primarily concerned in this book with the positioning of the patient, but suggests other factors in the production of good diagnostic films. As far as possible such factors of technic as voltage, milliamperage, and exposure
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Roentgen Technique.. Ann Intern Med. 1940;13:1513. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-8-1513_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(8):1513.
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