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December 1946

Digitalis and Other Cardiotonic Drugs.

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By Eli Rodin Movitt, M.D. Price, $5.75. Pp. 204. New York: Oxford University Press, 1946.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1946;78(6):772. doi:10.1001/archinte.1946.00220060145012

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The subject of digitalis has become extremely complicated in recent years through the popularization of modern purified preparations, such as Lanatoside C, Digitoxin and others. A review such as that of Movitt is therefore of great value. The botany, pharmacology, chemistry and clinical use of all the various preparations are thoroughly summarized with comprehensive references to the literature. There are many useful tables and charts and an index.

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