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This book contains eight lectures given all but one under the Herter foundation at the Bellevue Hospital and University Medical School in 1908. The subjects discussed are the physical properties of protoplasm, the osmotic relationships of cells, the intake of fluid, the exchange of fluids in the body and the production of lymph, the absorption of the interstitial fluids, the output of fluid, the fluid balance of the body, and the causation of dropsy. The presentation is interesting. Dr. Starling speaks his own views, which no doubt will stimulate discussion among workers in this field. To physicians who desire to follow the growth of knowledge of the physicochemical processes in the body, the book is recommended most heartily as sure to be read with interest and profit.
The Herter Lectures (New York, 1908) on the Fluids of the Body. JAMA. 1909;LII(22):1779. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.02540480049022
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