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Perhaps one of the most frustrating aspects of medical practice today is the constant struggle to be well-informed about the ever-growing number of potent and complex chemical substances that are available as drugs. The physician, nurse, pharmacist, and student seek a readily available yet accurate source of information about the actions and interactions, toxicities, and uses of drugs—both new and established. Unfortunately, but predictably, the sheer size and diversity of our modern pharmacologic armamentarium and the different requirements of those in the health professions preclude any single reference work that is complete in scope, adequate pharmacologically, and yet up-to-date. Thus,
The United States Dispensatory.. Ann Intern Med. ;80:123–124. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-80-1-123_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;80(1):123-124.
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