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April 3, 1915

Die Neueren Arzneimittel und die Pharmakologischen Grundlagen Ihrer Anwendung in der Aerztlichen Praxis.

JAMA. 1915;LXIV(14):1185. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02570400067034

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While the title of this book indicates that it deals with new remedies, it discusses many older preparations also. When old as well as new remedies are discussed, the reasons for the introduction of a new or improved preparation are given. The remedies are grouped according to' their therapeutic uses, under the following heads: heart and circulation; blood and blood-producing organs; hemostasis; digestive disorders; genito-urinary diseases; respiratory diseases; skin diseases; eye diseases; metabolism disorders; artificial foods; organotherapy; anesthesia; analgesia; antisepsis; infectious diseases, and poisonings. Under each heading are found discussions regarding the pharmacologic action (supported by clinical evidence) and uses of several preparations. Modern therapeutics are based largely on pharmacology, and the evidence for a large part of the statements is pharmacologic. Besides the actions and uses, the composition, the dosage and the form in which the drug appears on the market, the price and the manufacturer are given as

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