PAUL D. LAMSON
The recent cure of general bacterial infections with drugs of the sulfonamide group should bury forever the belief that treatment by drugs can be palliative only. It might seem, therefore, that this were as inopportune a time as could be chosen to speak of the failure of pharmacology and to consider reorganization. Science, however, does not progress entirely by revolutionary discoveries, and, although the cure of infections by drugs undoubtedly will stimulate interest in pharmacology for a time, the widespread dissatisfaction which exists will become evident again if there is any fundamental cause for it. It would, therefore, seem well
LAMSON PD. SUGGESTED REVISIONS OF MEDICAL PHARMACOLOGY1. Ann Intern Med. ;13:161–186. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-1-161
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(1):161-186.
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