ALTERNATING currents of radio frequency, while used very largely for radio communication, broadcasting and navigation, also find extensive application nowadays in the hands of the physician and surgeon. Diathermy treatment by means of high–frequency currents has long been practised by the medical profession, but, more recently, other applications of radio technique have been developed. Two of these applications are referred to in considerable detail in the September issue of the Wireless World.

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    RADIO TECHNIQUE IN SURGERY. Nature 148, 347 (1941) doi:10.1038/148347a0

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