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January 1952

Current Therapy, 1951: Latest Approved Methods of Treatment for the Practicing Physician.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1952;89(1):165. doi:10.1001/archinte.1952.00240010175018

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Here is a book that should be immensely popular with practicing physicians. Therapy for all the diseases commonly encountered in medical practice is outlined in enough detail to be entirely practicable for the busy practitioner. A group of 12 associate editors, all authorities in their various fields, has supervised the accumulation of material by a total of 275 authors-each of whom presents his own ideas of treatment of the various conditions. In some instances two or three authors give their version of therapy for a given disease. While many of the writers have made significant original contributions to the knowledge of the conditions about which they write, the plan is to have them present the consensus of well-qualified opinion on the treatment of the disease assigned to them. Practically all the contributors are members of medical school faculties, well known to readers of current medical literature. Their plans of treatment

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