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The rapid growth of clinical neuroendocrinology has resulted in a mass of literature, and the authors are to be congratulated on presenting a detailed, authoratative and up-to-date account. Information is drawn from a broad base and is successfully integrated rather than compiled.
In effect this is both a basic and a clinical endocrinological text covering hypothalamic-pituitary-end-organ physiology, biochemistry, and disease. Inevitably, much work is quoted from animal experiments, some of which has little direct clinical relevance. Each of the main chapters on water and salt, reproduction, prolactin, growth hormone, adrenocorticotropin, thyroid stimulating hormone, and the pineal gland are presented in
Clinical Neuroendocrinology.. Ann Intern Med. 1978;88:723. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-88-5-723_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;88(5):723.
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