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This is a little book no student of medicine, young or old, can afford to miss. It traces through the centuries the development of our knowledge of nutritional metabolism―with scholarly care, and with a balanced judgment of relative values which could be given only by a master in this field. The reader, however, is not kept in the pure ether of mental processes. The picturesque and personal sides of the great scientists' lives are woven into the tale; and there is still space for quotation, for honest admiration, for anecdotes by the way, for keen comments, for comparisons with the
Clio Medica: A Series of Primers on the History of Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. ;7:916. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-7-916_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(7):916.
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