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Body Water.

Body Water. Under this title Peters has summarized the present knowledge of the body fluids and the various factors governing their exchanges. While a major portion of the leading papers on the subject are reviewed, the monotony so frequently found in exhaustive, uncritical compilations of literature is avoided. Having spent many years of arduous work in the general field covered, the author is in an authoritative position to offer critical interpretations of the results of experiments. This has given distinctive character to the book. A considerable volume of previously unpublished data is also presented, and some more or less original theories are set forth. The subject matter included is much more extensive than one might surmise from the title. In fact, water per se receives but minor consideration in comparison with that given to the solutes contained in body fluids. For instance, the theories of alimentary absorption and excretion of both inorganic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American journal of diseases of children American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1936 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0096-8994
eISSN
1538-3628
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1936.01970160236014
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Abstract

Under this title Peters has summarized the present knowledge of the body fluids and the various factors governing their exchanges. While a major portion of the leading papers on the subject are reviewed, the monotony so frequently found in exhaustive, uncritical compilations of literature is avoided. Having spent many years of arduous work in the general field covered, the author is in an authoritative position to offer critical interpretations of the results of experiments. This has given distinctive character to the book. A considerable volume of previously unpublished data is also presented, and some more or less original theories are set forth. The subject matter included is much more extensive than one might surmise from the title. In fact, water per se receives but minor consideration in comparison with that given to the solutes contained in body fluids. For instance, the theories of alimentary absorption and excretion of both inorganic

Journal

American journal of diseases of childrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1936

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