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The function of an atlas is to convey to the reader what can be better shown than described. Therefore an atlas must be judged by the quality of what it brings to the eye. In this atlas, do the illustrations present endocrine disorders clearly, and have the illustrations been well reproduced?
The text is, in the main, accurate and adequate. The "basic" aspects of endocrinology—the facts from research and experiment which make the specialty a science—are not presented, but this omission is by design of the authors. Only a few minor errors appear, such as the reference to Milroy's disease
Atlas of Clinical Endocrinology. 2d Ed.. Ann Intern Med. ;56:997–998. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-6-997_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(6):997-998.
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