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This big and well-organized book (almost 500 pages) is written for physicians and their assistants. Gilbert Baum himself discusses the physics and technology of ultrasonic diagnosis; this discussion comprises a large part of the text. In addition, he reviews clinical applications of ultrasonography in examinations of the eye, orbit, neck and head, breast, and peripheral vascular system. Donald W. Baker, Ross E. Brown, Inge Edler, Louis M. Hellman, Joseph H. Holmes, George Kossoff, Walter Strother, and D. Naldrett White, all well-known authorities in their fields, present the clinical applications of echography in neurology, cardiology,