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Nuclear Medicine in Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 07 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:958
  1. Jonathan Reeve

    Ed I P C Murray, P J Ell Churchill Livingstone, pounds sterling195, pp 1388 (2 vols) ISBN 0 443 04710 3

    In 1948, five years after he won the Nobel prize for his pioneering use of radioisotopes in the life sciences, George Hevesy wondered whether his survey of the field in Radioactive Indicators would be the last.

    He need not have worried. Ten years later came Veall and Vetter's Radioisotope Techniques in Clinical Research and Diagnosis. The term nuclear medicine had still to be invented, but one of the first textbook descriptions …

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