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July 9, 1927

Handbuch der normalen und pathologischen Physiologie: Mit Berücksichtigung der experimentellen Pharmakologie.

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Herausgegeben von A. Bethe, G. v. Bergmann, G. Embden, und A. Ellinger. Band XVII. Correlationen 3. (J/XVI-XXI. Wärme- und Wasserhaushalt. Umweltfaktoren. Schlaf. Altern und Sterben. Konstitution und Vererbung). Paper. Price, 84 marks. Pp. 1204, with 179 illustrations. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1926.

JAMA. 1927;89(2):143. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690020067034

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Abstract

This is the last volume of the Normal and Pathologic Physiology that was sent for review. It is also the last volume of the series. But the series has not been published entirely. In fact, only six volumes have appeared and been reviewed in The Journal. Various physiologic odds and ends are discussed by twenty-eight contributors. This volume embraces articles on pathology and pharmacology of fevers and hypothermic states; hibernation; diabetes insipidus; water metabolism; the pathology and pharmacology of edema and inflammation; the physiologic action of light, including effects of the roentgen rays and of radium; influence of baths under normal and pathologic conditions; the physical factors and influence of climate; sleep and allied states (hypnosis and hypnotics); senescence; death, and the significance of constitution in the field of psychiatry. As indicated in reviews of some of the other volumes, the collaborative efforts of some of the German scientists in

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