0
ARTICLE |

THE PHYSICIAN AND THE PHARMACOPEIA.

JAMA. 1903;XL(6):385. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490060039011.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

It looks as though we were to have a reaction in the medical profession from the use of proprietary remedies and polysyllabic compounds to the employment of the simple but officinal drugs and compounds of the United States Pharmacopeia. It can not be denied that too many physicians are unfamiliar with that valuable work. Created by the medical and pharmaceutical professions, it has always been recognized by the pharmacist as a reliable and official guide, but to the physician it has been too often an unknown work and one seldom found on his book-shelves. Wilbert,1 in a timely article, lays some of the blame for this unfortunate condition to the enormous increase in proprietary medicines, which have become, he says, an unmitigated nuisance. He notes with satisfaction, however, the return on the part of the ablest medical men to the use of the simpler but more efficient and safer

Topics

Sign In to Access Full Content

Don't have Access?

Register and get free email Table of Contents alerts, saved searches, PowerPoint downloads, CME quizzes, and more

Subscribe for full-text access to content from 1998 forward and a host of useful features

Activate your current subscription (AMA members and current subscribers)

Purchase Online Access to this article for 24 hours

First Page Preview

View Large
/>
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();