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June 29, 1907

Experiments on Animals.

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(26):2203. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520520033020

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Abstract

This is the third edition of a book which gives a clear and illustrative account of the progress of medical science as affected by the performance of experiments on animals. It is written by one who, while not himself an experimenter, has been long associated with such work as secretary of the Association for the Advancement of Medicine by Research, and who has had abundant opportunity to become acquainted with its beneficial results. The work takes up in Part I the principal physiologic problems that have been solved by animal experimentation and shows in a forcible manner how Galen established physiology by a correct method, but how by the abandonment of that method no progress was made by his followers for hundreds of years until the revival of experiments on animals by Harvey and others. In Part II the service of animal experimentation in disclosing the nature and cause, and

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