February 16, 1907

A Text-Book of Pharmacology and Some Allied Sciences (Therapeutics, Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Prescription-writing, Toxicology, etc.), together with outlines for Laboratory Work, etc.

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(7):635-636. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520330077029

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The five years that have elapsed since the publication of the first edition of this valuable text-book have been marked by great activity in pharmacologic research. So many details have been added to our knowledge and so many of our conceptions have been modified that the author has deemed it desirable not merely to revise, but practically to rewrite the book in order to make it representative of the present state of science. That this has been thoroughly done is shown by the frequent references to recent work. The author remarks that perhaps disproportionate space has been given to some of the newer remedies, but this can not be regarded as a fault since a critical treatment of these preparations is much needed at the present time. The section dealing with laboratory work has been entirely remodeled. It has been found not only desirable, but quite feasible, to teach

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