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In the words of the author, "it could not be claimed that a new book on antibiotics fills a long-felt need." But his effort to provide a book with more than usual clinical emphasis is laudable. Part I is introduced by informative chapters on the principles of antibiotic use and chemotherapeutic mechanisms and then provides a fairly routine description of the major antimicrobials. A clinical orientation is maintained by including a section on clinical applications and toxicity in each of the chapters.
Part II considers the antibiotic management of selected subjects and was not intended to provide a comprehensive discussion
Antibiotics in Clinical Practice.. Ann Intern Med. ;74:460–461. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-3-460_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(3):460-461.
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