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This edition attests the popularity of Pincussen's work. It varies from the preceding only in the revision of several methods and the addition of a few of the newer methods. The book begins with a clear, simple statement of the principles involved in measuring and weighing, colorimetric methods, and nephelometry. Then follow sections on the quantitative determination of the common inorganic and organic constitutents of urine, blood, tissue and feces. These are followed by a section on blood examination by gas analysis and a few pages on the determination of hydrogen ion concentration by means of indicators. A subject index follows. The methods are clearly stated under the headings of principle, reagents, procedure, calculation and example. Some of the methods vary from those commonly used in routine clinical analysis. The book is therefore a welcome addition to the library of those who read German, as a supplementary manual on alternate
Mikromethodik: Quantitative Bestimmung der Harn-, Blut- und Organbestandteile in kleinen Mengen für klinische und experimentelle Zwecke. JAMA. 1937;109(19):1572. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780450076039