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The text on human reproductive physiology is only moderately up to date. The information is poorly oriented toward the needs of the general practicing physician and, unfortunately, lacks sufficient depth to fill the needs of the specialist in clinical obstetrics or the student in basic reproductive physiology. Six chapters are devoted to nutrition and related "weighty" subjects, but the discussion of modern biochemical concepts of carbohydrate, lipoid, and amino acid metabolism as influenced by both steroid and nonsteroid hormones is greatly abbreviated. The remaining chapters are devoted to discussing each system of the body; a single system is presented in
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The Physiology of Human Pregnancy.
The Physiology of Lactation.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:628. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-4-628_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(4):628.
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