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September 9, 1939

Endocrinology in Modern Practice

JAMA. 1939;113(11):1058. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800360072035

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In this edition Wolf has included a considerable amount of data which has become available since the publication of the original volume. There has been, in addition, a revision of many of the sections in accordance with the more recent progress in endocrinology. Wolf has made a sincere attempt to furnish the physician with a book on clinical endocrinology which contains a wealth of information in an assimilable form. The book is constructed for the convenience of the reader and includes for this purpose many practical features. The clinical descriptions are systematic and adequate, and at the end of each chapter there is a table which summarizes the contents of the chapter. In addition to discussions of the endocrine diseases there are numerous chapters on the relation of bodily disorders to glandular function, such as surgical and orthopedic diseases, nervous and mental diseases, and diseases of the liver, kidney and

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