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To one who has followed the successive editions of New and Nonofficial Remedies, the first striking feature as he turns the pages of the 1933 edition is the greatly augmented "List of Consultants." The list contains nearly a hundred names. That the Council should be able to command the unremunerated services of these men is a high testimonial to the esteem in which it is held, as well as to the value of the work which it performs. Indeed, the Council's book is the recognized authority in the field which it covers; that is, the evaluation and acceptance of the most promising of new therapeutic agents offered in an acceptable manner by the manufacturers of pharmaceutic products to the medical profession.
The text gives adequate information concerning the composition, actions, uses and dosages of the accepted products, with detailed statement, when needed, of the means by which the identity and
New and Nonofficial Remedies, 1933: Containing Descriptions of the Articles Which Stand Accepted by the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association on January I, 1933. JAMA. 1933;100(19):1560. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740190086035
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