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Here in book form is the therapeutic index or scrap book that every general practitioner wishes he could prepare and keep for himself. The author has apparently stored in envelops, on cards or by some other indexing method references to most of the important articles on therapeutics that have appeared in medical publications in recent years. He has carefully abstracted and condensed this material and he has used sound editorial judgment in his choice of suggestions that are most worth while. The result is a book on therapeutics that is probably the most practical large book at present available. It is arranged according to diseases of infectious and parasitic causation, allergic disturbances and diseases of the various systems of the body. It includes also intoxications, a special section on burns, obstetrics and a number of miscellaneous subjects.
The material is in practical form for immediate application at the bedside. As
Treatment in General Practice.. JAMA. 1930;95(17):1285. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720170067028