We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Article |

The Spectroscope and Its Uses in General Analytical Chemistry.

JAMA. 1923;81(9):774. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650090072038.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


"The object with which this book has been written," says the author, "is to fill a want which has hitherto been felt by the student of an intermediate textbook which will connect the ordinary treatises on general physics with the modern advanced works on the spectroscope. The spectroscope or the spectrograph today finds an application in a very large number of industrial processes. Remarkable progress has been made in extending the field of spectrography, or photography of the spectrum, largely rendered possible by the recent progress in the manufacture of photographic plates for scientific purposes. The spectroscope may now be made to yield, in skilled hands, quantitative results where formerly its use was more especially qualitative." The book is clear and concise, although the discussions are necessarily technical. Only one of the ten chapters is of interest to the medical worker, and this only to the specialist in roentgen-ray spectra


Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview




Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

0 Citations

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.