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March 15, 1913

Practical Physiologic Chemistry.

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Designed for Use in Schools of Medicine and of Science. By Philip B. Hawk, M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Physiologic Chemistry and Toxicology in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia. Fourth Edition. Cloth. Price, $2.50 net. Pp. 475, with 139 illustrations. Philadelphia: p. Blakiston's Son & Co., 1913.

JAMA. 1913;60(11):856. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04340110062038

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The fourth edition of this work follows the same lines as the previous editions, and the arrangement is practically the same. It begins with a consideration of the action of enzymes, which is somewhat unusual. Throughout the work experimental laboratory exercises are interspersed. The number of methods given will be somewhat confusing to the practitioner who undertakes to use this book as a guide without advice from a practical teacher. In other respects the book is excellent.

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