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The Twelfth Series of Beaumont Foundation Lectures commemorated the one hundredth anniversary of the publication of William Beaumont's classic "Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice and the Physiology of Digestion." As lecturer, Dr. Cannon chose to compare modern knowledge of certain phases of digestive physiology with Beaumont's observations in these same fields. The three lectures deal with "Thirst and Hunger," "The Important Relations of Digestion and Health," and "Digestive Disturbances Produced by Pain and Emotional Excitement." They constitute interesting and clearly presented accounts of advances in these fields but are not complete surveys of present knowledge, and do not
Some Modern Extensions of Beaumont's Studies on Alexis St. Martin.. Ann Intern Med. 1934;8:378. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-3-378_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(3):378.
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