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March 13, 1937

Endocrinology in Modern Practice

JAMA. 1937;108(11):913. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780110061026

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The current years have seen a crowded market for volumes devoted to endocrinology, the result, no doubt, of the tremendous stimulation of research that has occurred in this field. In his preface the author indicates the trepidation with which he undertook the production of this work and his desire to develop a volume primarily for the general practitioner. This volume includes special chapters devoted to each of the glands and then sections concerning various types of disorders recognized as glandular. Supplementing these special considerations is the second portion of the book, which is concerned with the various systems of the body and special medical groups so far as they are concerned with glandular disturbances. The final two divisions are devoted to endocrine diagnosis and endocrine preparations. The volume is illustrated with a considerable number of pictures derived from many different sources. Its organization follows the standard classification developed in Osler's

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