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Dr. Hertzler, best known to the American public as the author of "The Horse and Buggy Doctor," states that this book is "in no wise a treatise on diseases of the thyroid gland, but a record of his studies extending over a period of nearly fifty years." This statement explains the almost complete absence of discussion of the work of other investigators, and the scarcity of references to the medical literature, of which only six are given in the entire book. Of the six articles referred to, four are written by members of Dr. Hertzler's clinic. Several chapters are written
Diseases of the Thyroid Gland.. Ann Intern Med. ;16:179–180. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-16-1-179_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;16(1):179-180.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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