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A complete translation of an important classic (Garrison-Morton, No. 1025) in the physiology of nutrition, energy metabolism, and heat regulation. The significance of Max Rubner's work and the qualities of this historic monograph are reviewed briefly in a foreward by the editor, R. J. T. Joy, who supplies a short bibliography. For a more detailed, but still brief, account of Rubner's contribution, see editorial "Max Rubner (1854-1932) Energy Physiologist" on p. 86, JAMA, October 4, 1965.
A valuable reissue for medical school libraries and one that will be of interest to professional and amateur students of the history of physiology
The Laws of Energy Consumption in Nutrition. Ann Intern Med. ;69:653–654. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-3-653_8
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(3):653-654.
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