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Our recent review of Dr. Richard Burack's The New Handbook of Prescription Drugs (p. 498, September 1970) commented that its most important audience is students and house officers. More of them would be reached, noted the reviewer, with a cheaper paperback edition than with the relatively costly hardback edition supplied to us as the review copy.
We have heard from Ballantine Books, Inc., that they are publishing a paperback edition. It sells for $1.25. At this price—lower than that for two issues of Playboy—no medical student has an excuse for not owning Burack's incomparable guide to more effective and less
H. E. Prescription Drugs in Paperback. Ann Intern Med. ;74:148. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-1-148_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(1):148.
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