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This major text establishes a high standard of presentation, objectivity, and clarity. The enormous expansion of information about the endocrine system-its control, disorders, and relation to other systems-is evaluated and summarized logically and precisely. All readers will appreciate the fact that this condensed book contains about as much information as a standard textbook of medicine. There are about 500 carefully labeled figures, many tables, plus photographs and reproductions of roentgenograms and electron photomicrographs. An effective system organizes each chapter so that morphology, chemistry, and function are reviewed before pathophysiology and clinical diseases are discussed. When appropriate, the methods for laboratory
Endocrinology and Metabolism.. Ann Intern Med. ;96:539. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-4-539_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(4):539.
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