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May 1971

Clinical Pharmacology, (Dilling).

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Iowa City

 

Edited by Stanley Alstead, CBE, MD, FRCP; J Gordon MacArthur, MC, MB, FRCP; Thomas J Thomson, MB, FRCP. Price $7.25. Pp 760. Williams & Wilkins Co, 428 E Preston St, Baltimore 21202, 1969.

Arch Intern Med. 1971;127(5):965. doi:10.1001/archinte.1971.00310170173032

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Abstract

Every medical student, house officer, and clinician needs a current text on medical treatment. Is the 22nd edition of Clinical Pharmacology (Dilling) the right book for this purpose? The preface of this edition states that the material has been chosen to meet the needs of the medical student in the early years of clinical practice.

This edition is a large paperback (760 pages) and sells for $7.25. The price is geared for the young physician. If it contained about 200 less pages it would fit more comfortably in the pocket of a house officer's white jacket and, therefore, might be bought and read more often. Perhaps the chapters "Principles of Prescribing," "Dangerous Drugs Act and Regulations and Schedules of Poisons," "Selection of Pharmaceutical Terms" (who needs to know what a linctus or a pastille are) used in medical practice and the last chapter, "Drug Nomenclature" could be deleted from the

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