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|Additional Physical Format:||Also issued on microfilm.
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1999.
1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm.
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|Description:||x, 86 p. ill., ports.|
|Contents:||I. Discovery of radio-activity, list of radio-active substances, characteristic effects, alpha rays --
II. Beta rays, electrons, gamma rays, penetrative power, magnetic deflection, emanation --
III. Application of radium : containers, glass tubes, capsules, roiles radiferes, strength, how measured ; dose, milligramme hours, screens --
IV. Duration of applications, production and therapeutic use of the emanation, Jordan's method, Lowenthal's method, Wickham and Degrais, emulsions, crossed fire, inclusion of tumors --
V. Effects of radium : selective and general destructive action, ultra-penetrating rays of dominici, nervous systems, how affected, Danyzs, Obersteiner and Niehl's experiments, human tissues, how affected, histological changes in malignant growths, Gilbert Barling's views --
VI. Diseases in which radium is of service, rodent ulcers, treatment and after-treatment, if on mucous membranes, cases --
VII. Abgiomas of various kinds, pigmentary nervi, port-wine stains, warty growths, papilloma --
VIII. Malignant growths. amenability of radium depends on nature of growth, Wickham and Chevrier's views, sarcomas, inclusion of tumor, case of epitheliomas of mucous membranes --
IX. Deep-seated carcinomas, treatment of leukoplakia, lupus, lupus erythematous, cheloids, masotti's method --
X. Diseases of the nervous system, tubercular glands, pruritus, x-ray dermatitis, diseases of the eye, spring catarrh, diseases of women : uterine cancer, conclusions of Tuffier, rheumatic conditions : use of radio-active earths, baths and emanation. comparison between x-rays and radium rays.