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Because Dr. Davenport felt that his noted text, Physiology of the Digestive Tract, was probably too long and detailed for the needs of most medical students, he wrote a short introduction to gastrointestinal physiology, which he thought would be more appropriate for the needs of the beginning student. His concise book, which contains no references, is well organized, well balanced, very readable, and especially well illustrated. In fact, one can quickly skim the many illustrations and tables and obtain a nice outline of many of the highlights of the text. Despite its brevity, it contains a lot of information and
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A Digest of Digestion.. Ann Intern Med. 1976;84:379. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-84-3-379_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;84(3):379.
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