February 18, 1928

Noxious Gases and the Principles of Respiration Influencing Their Action.

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By Yandell Henderson and Howard W. Haggard. American Chemical Society Monograph Series. Cloth. Price, $4.50 net. Pp. 220, with illustrations. New York: Chemical Catalog Company, Inc., 1927.

JAMA. 1928;90(7):566. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02690340068039

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The monographs of the series to which this belongs are from recognized authorities. Thirty-four previously published, with as many more in preparation, are listed in this volume. The subjects covered are of current interest selected by committees which also choose the authors. The decisions in both instances are details of plans adopted at meetings in 1919 of the Interallied Conference of Pure and Applied Chemistry in London and Brussels. The rapid development of industrial medicine makes this volume timely. Many of the investigations of the authors to whom this topic was wisely referred are known to the medical profession. Others, such as their articles in the Journal of Industrial Hygiene and reports made to the New York Bridge and Tunnel Commission and the Bureau of Mines of the Department of the Interior dealing with ventilation of the vehicular tunnel under the Hudson River recently opened, are not as well known

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