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December 17, 1949

Übersicht der gebräuchlichen und neueren Arzneimittel für Ärzte, Apotheker und Zahnärzte

JAMA. 1949;141(16):1195. doi:10.1001/jama.1949.02910160085033

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The sixth (1946) edition of this Swiss publication, "Review of Common and New Remedies For Doctors, Druggists and Dentists," written in German, was reviewed in The Journal of Sept. 14, 1946 (page 114). Like its predecessor, the seventh (1949) edition is a synopsis of both official drugs and those proprietary medicinal preparations considered to be currently available in Switzerland. The publication is therefore primarily of interest only to persons who are familiar with the German language and are concerned with drug therapy in Central Europe.

The junior author of the previous edition, Dr. J. Thomann, formerly the military apothecary in Bern, has been replaced by Dr. H. Lehmann, apothecary in the Citizens Hospital in Basle. The senior author indicates that the seventh edition represents 450 deletions and about 750 new additions to the index of drug products as compared with the previous edition and that most of the increase results

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