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June 17, 1933

Quantitative Clinical Chemistry. Volume II: Methods.

JAMA. 1933;100(24):1959. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740240055035

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The review for volume I remarked that "this monograph will take its place as the leading reference work for a summary of the information that has been published on the subject. The appearance of the companion volume, on laboratory methods, is awaited with interest." Volume II maintains the high standard established in the first volume. The authors have not covered all of the laboratory methods of quantitative clinical chemistry, but those that were included in the book have been tested as far as possible by the authors or were such as would meet the critical standards set by the authors. Wherever possible, a gravimetric, titrimetric, colorimetric or gasometric procedure, with macro and micro forms, has been presented. In view of Van Slyke's extensive experience with gasometric methods, it is hardy surprising, despite the original intentions of the authors to include one of the three general methods of analytic chemistry, that

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