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Partly because of the gap separating pharmacologists and clinicians, medical writing on therapeutics has earned little respect from the practicing physician. Many pharmacologists are distant from clinical problems, and many clinicians are naive about drugs. Clinical pharmacologists have bridged the gap but are few in number and often oriented more toward drug action in volunteers than in the treatment of patients. The scientists writing in this book have closed successfully the gap between pharmacology and clinical medicine without excessive polarization toward pharmacology.
Seventeen experts in the United States and Great Britain have contributed 13 papers on subjects ranging from factors
Modern Concepts in Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 1.. Ann Intern Med. ;68:1383. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-6-1383_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(6):1383.
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