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July 30, 1927

New and Nonofficial Remedies, 1927, containing descriptions of the articles which stand accepted by the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association on Jan. 1, 1927.

JAMA. 1927;89(5):395-396. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690050061037

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Among the hundreds of new remedies that are offered to the medical profession each year are always some that have real value as additions to the physician's armamentarium. But how is the individual physician to discriminate among these? He cannot take at face value the optimistic statements of the advertisements and the manufacturer's detail man. He does not have the time to investigate and prove them. Fortunately this is done for him by the distinguished group of scientists who compose the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association. The current edition of New and Nonofficial Remedies presents to the medical profession disinterested, critical information about the proprietary preparations which the Council has found worthy of acceptance. In addition to the description of these proprietary preparations, the book considers unofficial remedies which, in the opinion of the Council, are worthy of consideration.

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