In this era of CT and MRI, plain x-rays are often overlooked in favour of high technology solutions, but in rural areas they remain the mainstays of diagnosis. Many readers will enjoy having access to a book that addresses this topic, without having to pay for a tome which also describes how to interpret digitised images. For the generalist doctor who has to interpret his or her own x-rays, it provides a useful primer.
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