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September 1942

A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicity.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1942;70(3):512. doi:10.1001/archinte.1942.00200210167010

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The sixth edition of this book on pharmacology is welcomed. The plan of this edition conforms to that of the fifth. The material is presented as before, so that the manual can be useful as a book for students and as a reference volume. The important general information of interest to students is presented in large type, while experimental details are printed in fine type. The author continues to increase the use of English terminology, although Latin terms are also given. This edition is larger than the preceding one. There is an extensive bibliography at the end of the book.

The reviewer considers it unfortunate that the author has not included a section on vaccines and serums. This certainly is an important aspect of pharmacology and therapeutics. The use of such agents is not only important during peacetime but is extremely important at present, when so many people from many

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