This is one of the best books covering the subject of general roentgen diagnosis issued within recent years. It is especially adapted for use by the general practitioner or the student of roentgenology, although it contains much of interest and information of value to the specialist in this line. It has been thoroughly revised to cover the field to the date of issue, describing modern equipment and the technic employed. The chapter on the localization of foreign bodies by methods used in the present war is of special interest at this time. Numerous plates of gas gangrene cases are shown. The work is well and profusely illustrated, and covers the subject with a thoroughness that leaves little to be desired in a volume with so broad a scope.
Meat and Luxury.
—So far as is known, taking meat even in large excess is not harmful, but it represents luxury and