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November 14, 1953

Cornell Conferences on Therapy. Volume Six

JAMA. 1953;153(11):1065. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.02940280073047

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This book presents a series of 15 conferences on therapy conducted at Cornell University Medical College by 57 participants. The conferences, each devoted to a single topic or theme, are divided into chapters presenting an edited record of the discussions and questions by the participants. The majority of the participants are members of the Cornell group, but authorities from other medical centers are also included. Some, but not all, of the conferences have already been published in the American Journal of Medicine or the New York State Journal of Medicine. A total of 76 similar conferences has also been published, partly in periodicals and partly in the five previous volumes of this book. The dialectic form of presentation is as interesting as it is instructive, and the present volume sustains the purpose of the conferences: to bring pharmacology and other essential basic knowledge into closer integration with clinical therapeutics. Sincere

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