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This is one of the clearest and best illustrated textbooks of physiology I have had the opportunity and the pleasure to read. The biochemical portion of this book is on the weak side in reference to its use as a biochemical text as is usually used in this country. But it is adequate for most students and should be a valuable supplement to those who cannot understand the present-day complexities of modern biochemistry. It is a text that it would be well to have on a practitioner's desk. It does not attempt to cover the clinical applications of either physiology or biochemistry. It is an honest straightforward presentation of a basic science. Understand this, and the application will come easily.
Steven M. Horvath, M.D.
Horvath SM. Textbook of Physiology and Biochemistry. AMA Arch Intern Med. 1958;101(5):1014. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/archinte.1958.00260170170026
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