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This is the first edition of an AMA Council on Drugs publication that replaces New and Nonofficial Remedies and New and Nonofficial Drugs.
The council has attempted to provide an unbiased, comprehensive, convenient, and authoritative reference book on both old and new single-entity drugs and mixtures. Its convenience is questionable because it is large (8½″ X 11″), soft-covered, and thick (approximately 1½″), which precludes any "hip pocket" use. It must remain on a library shelf, which will lessen its use on a busy ward. But it has apparently achieved one of its stated goals—providing unbiased information. It was surprising to
AMA Drug Evaluations.. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:341–342. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-2-341_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(2):341-342.
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