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The name of claude bernard invariably brings to mind his concept of the milieu intérieur and his lucid exposition of the scientific investigation of living things in his Introduction à l'étude de la médecine expérimentale published in Paris in 1865. Over a dozen years ago, Professor Holmes explored Bernard's notion of the internal environment and has since gone on to make a number of significant contributions to the history of nutrition, particularly digestion and related topics, broadly referred to in the nineteenth century as "animal chemistry." The present volume brings Holmes's work full circle by greatly expanding on this subject
Claude Bernard and Animal Chemistry. The Emergence of a Scientist.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:434–435. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-83-3-434_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(3):434-435.
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