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Regularly, the British Medical Journal publishes short, succinct, and explicit articles on the treatment of diseases with drugs. Many of these articles, which were first published between 1958 and 1960 in that journal, have been rewritten by the original authors, presumably to reflect latest opinions, and gathered into this volume.
Some chapters are devoted to groups of drugs, such as the chlorpromazine group, the antihistamines, the antacids, and the diuretics, while others are based on treatment of disease entities and symptom states, such as insomnia, gout, and thyrotoxicosis. The points of view expressed are sound; they show healthy skepticism toward
Drugs in the Treatment of Disease. Specifically Commissioned Articles from the British Medical Journal.. Ann Intern Med. ;55:880. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-5-880_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(5):880.
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