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August 28, 1948


JAMA. 1948;137(18):1606. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890520038017

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Official Notes 

REVIEWS OF MEDICAL MOTION PICTURES  The Committee on Medical Motion Pictures has prepared a booklet containing all of the Medical Motion Picture reviews published in The Journal, through Jan. 17, 1948. The purpose of these reviews is to provide a brief description and evaluation of motion pictures which are available to the medical profession. Each film is reviewed by competent authorities. This is not a list of films approved by the American Medical Association. One copẏ has been mailed to the secretary of each county and state medical society. Additional copies are available on request.

Washington Letter  (From Our Regular Correspondent)Aug. 18, 1948.

Food and Drug Administration Issues Suppository Warning  A joint warning that some "nembutal" (pentobarbital sodium) suppositories manufactured before October 1947 contain from 40 to 223 per cent of the labeled amount of "nembutal" has been issued by the Food and Drug Administration and Abbott

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