Notes on the Newer Remedies: Their Therapeutic Applications and Modes of Administration, Second Edition Page: 16
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16 PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION.
As will be observed by a careful perusal, compara-
tively few of the newer remedies are derived from the
vegetable kingdom. The greater number of them are
synthetic in character.
It is possible that many of these new drugs now in
vogue and claimed to be of value as therapeutic agents
will (as has been the fate of some already) on further
trial be laid aside as worthless. This in mind, I shall
endeavor to continue my work of review, and propose
to revise this brochure as often as the progress of the
new era of scientific therapeutics shall demand it.
In the mean time I shall be pleased to receive from
the press, as well as from individuals interested in the
matter, suggestions regarding the character of this
compilation. In fact, suggestions are respectfully re-
All just and unbiased criticism will be given due con-
sideration, knowing, as I do, that my little work is at
present anything but exhaustive. My "Notes" will
perhaps be the groundwork for a larger volume, in
which the physiological and therapeutic actions of the
newer medicaments shall be not only touched upon, but
also duly discussed.
GALVESTON, November, 1892.
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Cerna, David. Notes on the Newer Remedies: Their Therapeutic Applications and Modes of Administration, Second Edition, book, 1894; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143542/m1/17/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.