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October 10, 1936

The Patient and the Weather. Volume I, Part 2: Autonomic Integration

JAMA. 1936;107(15):1247. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770410069035

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The author of this volume is developing from many angles what is a most unusual work. First of all, the volumes are published beginning with the last and working forward. The present book is the second part of the first volume, leaving the first part of the first volume the only part now to be issued. There is a tremendous amount of information in this book, which is devoted to the influence of the weather on autonomic integration. Since the author now discusses in much detail comprehensive information about cyclonic circulation, temperature, humidity and other meteorological material, the real object of this ponderous research is beginning to be apparent. A brief summary of the book is almost impossible, for all sorts of relationships, physical facts and characterologic phenomena are pointed out, discussed and illustrated. To pick out a few chapters, one might point out that there is a discussion of

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