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July 22, 1911

A Pocket-Book of Treatment.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(4):335. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260070339031

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In this manual the author has aimed at securing brevity without the sacrifice of clearness. For this reason heas assembled in the fifirstf the book a description of the various methods of treatment to which the reader is referred under the individual diseases. In this section there are some valuablvaluableections that ought to serve as food for thought by the reader. We commend special attention to the section on the section on "Treatment by New Remedies" in which the genesis of nostrums from the recommendations of standard books on therapeutics is graphically described. The asthor "The young practitioner purrs when he is told he is up to date. When he becomes mores mperienced he he have discovered that it is safer to be, say, six months behinds behind the In fact, the t,-to-date may be defined as man who experiments on his patients."

Under "Treatment by Hypnos"Treatment by Hypnosis and

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