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January 31, 1959


JAMA. 1959;169(5):497. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03000220077014

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Available for the first time in January of the year of publication, the 1959 annual edition of New and Nonofficial Drugs offers practicing physicians a convenient and up-to-date compendium of the views of the A. M. A. Council on Drugs concerning most of the modern drugs in current use. In addition to revision, where necessary, of descriptions of drugs which are retained in the book for a period of 20 years, it includes new monographs that have appeared in the Council's column of The Journal since the previous edition was published. Monographs for drugs which are no longer commercially available have been deleted. The organization of contents into chapters according to the clinical application or pharmacological action of drugs has been preserved. Thus the new edition provides in cumulative, classified, indexed, and bound form a concise reference to authoritative information on newer drugs. Physicians are urged to avail themselves of

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