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This is the second edition of a book which first appeared in 1941. In the preface, the author states that he has attempted to develop the subject on the basis of scientific background rather than on purely clinical concepts.
Endocrinology is a field which has developed rapidly and which is intimately related to a number of diseases which are fundamentally non-endocrine. Accordingly, it is difficult in a book of this size adequately to present the numerous ramifications of aberrations in function of the various glands.
The endocrine glands are considered from the standpoint of their structure, their function and the
Essentials of Endocrinology.. Ann Intern Med. 1948;29:163. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-29-1-163_1
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