In the newest edition of the US-American science journal Seminars in Nuclear Medicine Lionel S. Zuckier, MD, illustrates his guest editorial on “Image Perception in nuclear medicine” with Fritz Kahn’s “The doctor of the future“. He finds it quite remarkable, that many elements of today’s reading room were already intuited by Fritz Kahn some 85 years ago. Zuckier gives some examples, including the close integration of clinical and imaging data and the importance of 2-way synchronous methods for the diagnostic process. The only thing, which could not have been forseen by Dr. Kahn in 1925, seems to be the computer.
Seminars in Nuclear Medicine (PDF download page)