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A Text-Book of Therapeutics Including the Essentials of Pharmacology and Materia Medica.

JAMA. 1928;90(11):879. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02690380063038.
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The seventh edition of a work of established value requires little comment. The book is in three essential divisions. The first is an introductory section of thirty-two pages containing material on the composition and preparation of drugs, incompatibility, methods of administration and conditions modifying the effects of drugs. The second great section (491 pages) is entitled "Drugs." In this, the subject matter is grouped according to pharmacologic effect. The same section contains a division of thirty-four pages dealing with remedial measures other than drugs. The third section (195 pages), which is on "Applied Therapeutics," gives the treatment of the various diseases and contains a number of prescriptions. "The names and composition of the various official preparations have been made to conform with those of the Tenth Decennial Revision of the U. S. Pharmacopeia, which became effective, January, 1926. References to the following drugs and remedial measures appear for the first

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