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Short, informal, and largely anecdotal accounts of the discovery, development, and present uses of opium, cocaine, quinine, aspirin, colchicine, digitalis, and penicillin. Although the book is presumably aimed at non-fiction-reading adults, college students, and others who do not need more lengthy and formal accounts, many medical students might enjoy these essays as enlightening supplements to the undoubtedly stodgy reading that they will be doing in pharmacology.
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The Medical Garden.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:997. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-6-997_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(6):997.
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Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
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