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I still remember discovering an earlier edition of Professor Davenport's excellent primer and am pleased to welcome his latest. There are, as he says, no short cuts to the understanding of acid-base chemistry. This book contains an exceptionally lucid, coherent account in short, crisp sentences and 55 clear diagrams. Nothing is taken for granted; no step, however seemingly trivial, is left out of the derivation or application of a formula. This may deprive readers of the joy of finding out for themselves—at last, after long bewilderment—how the author got there! More importantly, it will spare the reader who does not
The ABC of Acid-Base Chemistry.. Ann Intern Med. 1974;81:865–866. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-6-865_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(6):865-866.
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