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September 7, 1946

Applied Physiology

JAMA. 1946;132(1):51. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870360053028

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This has had sixteen printings of eight editions since 1926. Nearly five years has elapsed since the appearance of the last previous edition. In his preface the author calls attention particularly to the advancement of psychosomatic medicine, the use of radioactive isotopes and the extensive investigations that have been made on human beings. He mentions as noteworthy achievements the production of pure vitamin deficiencies, the study of cardiac output, changes in the blood pressure, measurement of blood flow and functional tests of various organs. Some two hundred new illustrations have been added to the present edition, in which practically every section has been rewritten and revised.

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