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December 31, 1910

Symptomatic and Regional Therapeutics.

JAMA. 1910;55(27):2309-2310. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330270031021

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Abstract

In the preface the author says that this book contains the material recommended by the Committee on Curriculum of the American Medical Association and by a similar committee of the Association of American Medical Colleges for the college course in therapeutics. It is divided into three parts: the first is devoted to symptomatic therapeutics; the second to regional therapeutics or therapeutics of lesions or diseases; and the third to notes on remedies. The first part is the most satisfactory and the last the least so.

The individual chapters are not so carefully planned as they might have been. For instance, in the one devoted to pain, local treatment is first described, then drug treatment; and following that section is one devoted to "other drug treatment." But under the last head a page is devoted to local treatment again. The chapter devoted to the nature of fever is not explicit enough,

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