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This volume is concerned with human genetics, environmental studies, statistics and design of facilities for study of animal metabolism. In the section on environmental research, the discussion of measurement of basal metabolic rate emphasizes the inadequacy of the surface area standard and considers "lean body mass" as a possible standard. Another chapter of current clinical interest is that concerned with the measurement of quantity and composition of sweat. The section on statistics is of particular importance providing a survey of the most acceptable practices of planning and evaluating medical research. The chapters on clinical trial and clinical surveys present the
Methods in Medical Research.. Ann Intern Med. ;41:387–388. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-2-387_2
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