May 1943

Sulfanilamide and Related Compounds in General Practice.

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Second edition. By Wesley W. Spink, M.D., F.A.C.P. Price, $3.00. Pp. 374. Chicago: The Year Book Publishers, Inc., 1942.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1943;71(5):738. doi:10.1001/archinte.1943.00210050158013

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That the second edition of this book came out only a comparatively few months after the first edition speaks well for its authenticity as well as for its completeness. Very rapidly Spink's book on the sulfonamide compounds obtained popularity, and fortunately so, because this has enabled him to bring out a new edition in which he has been able to incorporate the rapidly evolving newer developments in therapy with these compounds that have taken place since the appearance of the first edition.

The second edition has undergone a complete revision; not only has new material been added, but some of the older material has been elaborated on and some has been deleted. This is, of course, in line with the advances that have taken place in therapy with sulfonamide drugs and the development of newer compounds by the chemists who have been working with these drugs.

The book has much

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