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Most reference works concerning drugs have a pharmaceutical slant. Volumes such as Facts and Comparisons or the
Physicians Desk Reference emphasize drug brands, their dosage forms and strengths, and pill appearance and price. Such works restrict therapeutic information chiefly to that sanctioned by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the package insert.
Drug Evaluations succeeds in creating a drug reference work defined around therapeutics. Written by the staff of the American Medical Association (AMA) with review by members of the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, it offers a discussion of nearly all current, as well as some
Drug Evaluations Annual 1991. Ann Intern Med. 1992;116:350. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-116-4-350_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(4):350.
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