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The first edition of this volume was published in 1935. Since that time the author has been preparing the present revision. Certain discussions have been expanded in relationship to new research in the field of physiology. Some of the original discussions have been condensed. Attempts have been made, moreover, to express in simpler language some of the more intricate and involved discussions, particularly those dealing with cardiology, endocrinology and nerve reaction. Thus the book has been rewritten in large part, many new illustrations have been added, and the bibliography has been brought to date. The book has found for itself a definite place in a field in which many other volumes are now available and in which probably there has been more advancement in recent years than in any other of the basic sciences. Especially to be commended are the excellent printing, the outline form and the use of
Physiology in Health and Disease. JAMA. 1937;109(1):75-76. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780270077039