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This is a compendious manual of information for the physician. Part one consists of suggestive prescriptions listed alphabetically according to the diseases in which they are to be used. A fair indication of the value or lack of value of this part may be gained from one of the first sets of prescriptions to meet the eye, that for pernicious anemia, which gives, first, hydrochloric acid and pepsin; second, solution of potassium arsenite; third, fluidextract of cascara sagrada. The various sets of prescriptions are followed by very brief suggestions for general treatment of the disease involved. Part two is a reference guide to the U. S. P., N. F., and N. N. R. The names of the various preparations contained in these volumes are given in alphabetical order with a brief statement of solubility, dosage, and actions and uses. Part three consists of various tables, such as weights, measures, and
Lippincott's Pocket Formulary. JAMA. 1927;89(17):1449. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690170073041
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