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Textbook of Endocrinology.

Textbook of Endocrinology. 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 It is seldom that a textbook attains completeness, accuracy, and clinical usefulness in the coverage of a broad clinical field to the extent that is accomplished in this volume. This second edition of Williams' popular text has had to be so radically revised in the light of the voluminous literature on the endocrines of the past five years that the chapters on the adrenals, ovaries, pancreas, thyroid, neuroendocrinology, and obesity have been completely rewritten. Only an endocrinologist of Williams' stature could collect such a galaxy of stars to help in his enterprise of separating the wheat from the chaff in this vast and controversial field. This they have done with gratifying results. Each section contains an account of the anatomy and physiology of the organs under consideration and descriptions of the disease states due to hypofunction and hyperfunction, inflammation, tumors, etc., with a much more than cursory evaluation of diagnostic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Textbook of Endocrinology.

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 It is seldom that a textbook attains completeness, accuracy, and clinical usefulness in the coverage of a broad clinical field to the extent that is accomplished in this volume. This second edition of Williams' popular text has had to be so radically revised in the light of the voluminous literature on the endocrines of the past five years that...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1956 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0888-2479
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1956.00250250133029
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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 It is seldom that a textbook attains completeness, accuracy, and clinical usefulness in the coverage of a broad clinical field to the extent that is accomplished in this volume. This second edition of Williams' popular text has had to be so radically revised in the light of the voluminous literature on the endocrines of the past five years that the chapters on the adrenals, ovaries, pancreas, thyroid, neuroendocrinology, and obesity have been completely rewritten. Only an endocrinologist of Williams' stature could collect such a galaxy of stars to help in his enterprise of separating the wheat from the chaff in this vast and controversial field. This they have done with gratifying results. Each section contains an account of the anatomy and physiology of the organs under consideration and descriptions of the disease states due to hypofunction and hyperfunction, inflammation, tumors, etc., with a much more than cursory evaluation of diagnostic

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 1956

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