In the present edition, this comprehensive and authoritative monograph has been brought up to date. There have been considerable additions to the knowledge of the adrenal glands since the first edition of the book, in 1946. However, for those who already have it, the previous edition is by no means obsolete.
Those who are not familiar with this monograph are missing a useful reference work. The completeness of the treatment of the subject matter is indicated by the chapter headings: The Anatomy, Morphological Structure, and Embryology of the Adrenals; Chemical and Mechanical Techniques Important in the Diagnosis of Adrenal Cortical Disease; Physiology of the Adrenals; Physiology of the Adrenal Cortex (Continued); Addison's Disease; The Treatment of Addison's Disease; Adrenogenital Syndrome; Blood Electrolyte and Hormonal Studies; Sympathogoniomas, Neuroblastomas, and Ganglioneuromas of the Adrenal, and Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma of the Adrenal. The volume deserves a place in the library of the general