By Oliver T. Osborne, M.D., and Morris Fishbein, M.D., Editor, Journal American Medical Association. Ninth edition. Cloth. Price, $2.50. Pp. 687. Chicago: American Medical Association, 1933.
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Medical progress in all fields is such as to make the revising of books on therapy a necessity at fairly frequent intervals. The practitioner is especially interested in this field because a great deal of his success depends on the application of the newer methods. The usefulness of this book is enhanced on each revision by the inclusion of the latest reports in the treatment of disease and the elimination of methods that have been tried and found wanting. Thus, in the treatment of ulcer is found a discussion of the use of mucin. The latest reports concerning the use of serum in infantile paralysis, or poliomyelitis, are found in the chapter on this disease. Prescription writing, the treatment of poisoning, and the listing of useful drugs are presented in the early chapters. Then follow infectious diseases, disorders of the respiratory, gastro-intestinal and urinary tracts, diseases of metabolism, heart disorders,
Handbook of Therapy.. JAMA. 1933;101(8):629. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740330061036