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December 6, 1884

The Elements of Physiological Physics. An Outline of the Elementary Facts, Principles and Methods of Physics; and their Application in Physiology.

JAMA. 1884;III(23):644. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390720028014

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The title of this work sufficiently explains the nature of its contents. It is designed as a manual for the student of medicine, an auxiliary to his text-book in physiology, and would be particularly useful as a guide to his laboratory experiments, if he should have occasion to try any.

It will be found of great value to the practitioner, particularly the general practitioner of fair education in physics and physiology, but who has become a little rusty. For instance he may be going to purchase a microscope and to sharpen up a bit on the principles of optics, or he is to write a paper on the relation of presbyopia and procreation, and would like to remember a little something about the physics of the eye. Here in very short space he will find the very facts and principles that he has forgotten.

The book is of particular

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