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Diarrheal Diseases

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Field Michael. ; ed. 538 pages. New York: : Elsevier Science Publishing Co., Inc; : 1991.. $72.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(4):352. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-116-4-352_1
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In 1978, the World Health Organization announced plans for a program for the control of diarrheal disease. With this increased concern, a series of books have appeared dealing with aspects of diarrheal disease and intestinal secretion. Many of these have been collections of papers presented at a symposium without an obvious attempt to provide a balanced coverage of the topic. Michael Field has assembled a spectrum of contributors who have provided chapters containing discussions of topics ranging from recent relevant physiologic insights gained from molecular biology to rehydration and drug therapy for diarrheal disease. Despite the wide spectrum of topics




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