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Metabolic Homeostasis: A Syllabus for Those Concerned with the Care of Patients.

Metabolic Homeostasis: A Syllabus for Those Concerned with the Care of Patients. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Any comparison would probably be unfair if made between Gamble's Chemical Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of Extracellular Fluid, a lecture syllabus published first in 1942, and the present syllabus published 17 years later. However, both were printed by the Harvard University Press with almost identical binding and format and both are products of members of the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at Harvard. Each is a product of its time. Chemical Anatomy, as its name implies, is more fundamentally descriptive of fine details whereas Metabolic Homeostasis takes a broad view of the range, distribution and tolerance of, and effects of disease on, selected body constituents. In many respects the earlier syllabus or what it contains is a prerequisite to the latter. Chemical Anatomy gave the extracellular fluid approach and the effect of changes in sodium content on distribution of body water was discussed in terms of mEq/liter. Metabolic Homeostasis http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Metabolic Homeostasis: A Syllabus for Those Concerned with the Care of Patients.

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 106 (5) – Nov 1, 1960

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1960 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
eISSN
1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1960.03820050151024
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Any comparison would probably be unfair if made between Gamble's Chemical Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of Extracellular Fluid, a lecture syllabus published first in 1942, and the present syllabus published 17 years later. However, both were printed by the Harvard University Press with almost identical binding and format and both are products of members of the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at Harvard. Each is a product of its time. Chemical Anatomy, as its name implies, is more fundamentally descriptive of fine details whereas Metabolic Homeostasis takes a broad view of the range, distribution and tolerance of, and effects of disease on, selected body constituents. In many respects the earlier syllabus or what it contains is a prerequisite to the latter. Chemical Anatomy gave the extracellular fluid approach and the effect of changes in sodium content on distribution of body water was discussed in terms of mEq/liter. Metabolic Homeostasis

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Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1960

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