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Edward Warren Hine Shenton - bibliography

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English radiologist, 1872-1955.


  • Disease in Bones, its Detection by the X Rays. 1911,
  • A Descriptive Atlas of Visceral Radiograms.
    Eited jointly with Alfred Pilkington Bertwistle (1896-1962).
    St. Louis, C. V. Mosby, 1926.
  • The Röentgen rays as a means of diagnosis. With A. H. B. Kirkman.
    Guy’s Hospital Gazette. 1899: 462-464.

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