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November 1937

The Adrenals.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1937;60(5):944-946. doi:10.1001/archinte.1937.00180050211015

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Few authors today would have the courage to attempt a book on the adrenal glands, as the subject is in a constant state of flux and in spots is highly controversial. New observations are being made with startling rapidity, and time must elapse to enable them to be verified and evaluated. The author surmounts these difficulties by dismissing or ignoring much with which he does not agree. After one has read the book there is left a decided impression that the work contains a little too much of what Grollman thinks about the adrenal glands and not enough of what others have thought and are still thinking about them. In other words, unless one is fully acquainted with this phase of endocrinology too much confidence should not be placed in many of his statements or interpretations of facts. For example, Grollman dismisses the fact that by the administration of

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