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In his preface the author states, "a concise manual on physical therapy should serve as a welcome aid in elementary courses on this subject as well as for physicians and medical personnel seeking information on essential facts." The book fulfills the author's design aptly.
The packing of much information in small compass is illustrated by the following paragraph, one of three, on physiological effects of hyperthermy: "The pulserate increases in proportion to from 5-9 beats per minute to each degree Fahrenheit. The respiration also increases at a rate of about 2-12 per minute to an increase of 1° F. At
A Manual of Physical Therapy.. Ann Intern Med. ;21:724–725. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-4-724
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;21(4):724-725.
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