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By Walter A. Bastedo, Ph.G., M.D., Associate in Pharmacology and Therapeutics at Columbia University. Cloth. Pp. 602. Illustrated. Philadelphia and London: W. B. Saunders Co., 1913.
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The author believes that we are at the dawn of a new era of simple and practical therapeutics as the outcome of the adoption of laboratory methods in clinical research. For this reason he has given special prominence to the discussion of clinical studies on the action of drugs. It is this which gives the book its most striking character, namely, that it is right up to date. To the busy practitioner who has not had the time to keep up with the reading of the vast bulk of current literature this book ought to be most welcome. To the student this book offers, in a compact and most readable manner, a good practical course in these subjects; perhaps more practical and more useful than most of the other books on pharmacology and therapeutics at present in use.
It is perhaps somewhat unfortunate that the author has seen
Materia Medica, Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for Students and Practitioners. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1914;XIII(6):987. doi:10.1001/archinte.1914.00070120149013
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