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The arrangement set forth in the contents of this book on pharmacology is interesting. After an introduction and a study of pharmacodynamics, the author deals with the chemotherapy of the various types of diseases. Then the systems of the body are treated with respect to the drugs which act upon them, such as the peripheral nervous system, the central nervous system, the digestive tract, etc. The tenth and final division of the book is devoted to the hormones and the vitamins.
In the foreword to this manual, the author states that there is a crying need for a short Manual
Pharmacology.. Ann Intern Med. ;20:1001–1002. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-6-1001_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(6):1001-1002.
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