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An impersonal digest of significant dextrose literature since 1900, this readable book correlates experimental laboratory and clinical findings with admirable brevity. More than a handbook, it succeeds in giving a dextrose-eye view of metabolism without losing yardage in controversy or flight of fancy. The first portions dealing with chemistry and physiology show occasional proof-reader's errors (normal blood sugar range is from 0.8 to 0.12) which tend to shake faith in figures quoted which are less familiar. The author is strict enough too in insisting on the substitution of chemically correct dextrose for the familiar glucose of common parlance. Yet later
Dextrose Therapy in Everyday Practice.. Ann Intern Med. 1937;11:561. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-11-3-561_2
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