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December 1950

Current Therapy 1950

AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1950;64(6):910. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1950.02310300157028

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This is the second annual edition of this volume, designed to bring to the practicing physician the latest methods of treatment as used by the more than 250 contributors who have written it. Forty new contributors have been recruited for the 1950 issue, and sixteen additional subjects have been treated, probably some index of the suggestions received from readers by the editor and his consultants.

Dr. H. Houston Merritt, professor of neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, is the consultant for nervous and mental diseases, and he has designated some three dozen or more contributors to describe therapy for diseases of the nervous system, which constitutes section 12, about 79 pages. Most, if not all, of the contributors are actively engaged in practice, though with the rare exception they are teachers as well.

Undoubtedly there will be quibbling by occasional specialist readers about the prescribed treatment for this