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Medical students who are, culturally and geographically, halfway around the world are apparently exposed to the same pharmacology as Americans. This Indian textbook is comparable in presentation, content, and clinical relevance to "Goodman and Gilman." Each drug is presented in the familiar sequence of a brief historical comment, then physical and chemical properties, the pharmacologic action, therapeutic uses, toxicities, and, finally, a brief reference to similar drugs.
This 800-page text is primarily designed for the medical student. The authors state that they do not believe this book will serve as a reference work (in fact, there are no references in
Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics.. Ann Intern Med. ;76:679. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-4-679_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(4):679.
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