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October 21, 1939

New and Nonofficial Remedies, 1939. Containing Descriptions of the Articles Which Stand Accepted by the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association on January 1, 1939

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Cloth. Price, $1.50. Pp. 617. Chicago: American Medical Association, 1939.

JAMA. 1939;113(17):1589. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800420063023

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New and Nonofficial Remedies is of interest and value to many classes of persons who are concerned with the use of medicinal preparations—physicians, pharmaceutic manufacturers, chemists, pharmacologists, government officials, teachers, medical students and ultimately the lay consumer, in whose interest that of all must be judged.

To the physician the book is a reliable source of therapeutic and posologic information on the newer materia medica. To the pharmaceutic manufacturer it represents a record of the best achievement in his field and a goal toward which he may bend his efforts in improving his own ends. To the chemist it is a book of standards. To the pharmacologist it represents a compendium of knowledge of the newer drugs. To the government official it represents a book of standards for preparations which have not become official and a yardstick on permissible therapeutic claims made for new products of proved or promised therapeutic

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