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This booklet is intended to help the physician through the perplexing mazes of the newer remedies, in a way attempting to dispose of the problem for the Germans that the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry is trying to solve for us, though in a somewhat different manner, as the author classifies the remedies according to their use and discusses the older remedies that are still being used alongside the newer products. The author points to the remarkable fact that in Germany (just as in this country) an entire floor of a modern medical building is devoted to etiology, another floor to pathologic anatomy and its scientific investigation, another floor to diagnosis and prognosis, and an attic room to the Cinderella therapy. Therapeutics must be endowed with special suitable institutes in which therapy in all its phases, medicinal as well as nonmedicinal, may receive adequate cultivation, before a better day in
Medizinische Praxis: Sammlung für ärztliche Fortbildung.. JAMA. 1931;96(10):801. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720360071039