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The appearance of the expanded third edition of Davson's Textbook of General Physiology undoubtedly places in the hands of the physiologist and clinician a classic compendium in the area of general physiology. Those familiar with the second edition will recognize the expansion which was necessary to bring the book into focus with recent work; yet, with judicious selection of material and clarity of presentation, the book remains appropriate as a teaching text.
The organization of the book falls into six major subheadings:  Structural basis of living material,  Transformation of energy in living systems,  Transport of water and
A Textbook of General Physiology. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:1341. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-6-1341_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(6):1341.
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