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June 5, 1937

Applied Physiology

JAMA. 1937;108(23):1996. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780230056030

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A record of six editions in ten years would seem to indicate that this book has found a most useful place in its field. The present edition provides new considerations, particularly in relationship to cerebral localization, reflexes, speech, metabolism and the glands. The author expresses his special appreciation to the series on glandular physiology and therapy published in The Journal. He has, moreover, added extensively to the methods and technics that are described in the work as these have been brought out in current periodical literature. Attention is called to nineteen new illustrations and to the redrawing of many of the older illustrations in order to make them more illustrative. The author has also borrowed freely from well established textbooks in related fields to improve the quality of his excellent work. In his table of contents he indicates in italic those sections of the work which are particularly of clinical

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