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In this book Selye brings together a vast amount of endocrinological data scattered through the fields of anatomy, physiology, pathology and medicine and in so doing argues for the establishment of endocrinology as a separate discipline. It is perhaps premature to justify such an attempt on pedagogical grounds, but there is no questioning its desirability as a matter of principle. As now taught in most medical schools endocrinology is presented in a series of fragments and it is left to the student to put the pieces together. How well he succeeds is a matter of opinion. It is to Selye's
Textbook of Endocrinology.. Ann Intern Med. ;29:384. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-2-384
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(2):384.
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