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In a brief preface the author has "hoped that the hospital, doctor, general practitioner, and medical student will find this book of value." He concedes the subject is controversial and comments that he has tried to present a balanced view. As a guide to further reading on steroid therapy this book is probably adequate, although many references are outdated. As a guide to management of a particular patient it might or might not be helpful.
The material in the first part of the book dealing with structure, synthesis, physiology, and measurements is presented in an authoritarian manner with a few
Guide to Steroid Therapy.. Ann Intern Med. ;69:850. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-4-850_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(4):850.
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