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Dr. Burke clearly points out in the preface that this text is oriented to the resident in training and general physician, who must deal with the adrenal cortical disorders on occasion, and not to the endocrinologist. The book is divided into six chapters; chapters 1 and 2 deal with normal physiology and hormonal measurements, and the remaining chapters deal with disorders of the adrenal cortex.
The first chapter, on normal physiology, is succinct, well written, and generally accurate in the descriptions given. The graphs and diagrams included in this chapter are simple and clear, and they aid in making the
The Adrenal Cortex in Practical Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. ;80:287–288. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-80-2-287_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;80(2):287-288.
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