Excerpt from Symptomatic and Regional Therapeutics The following pages contain the material collected for the course in general therapeutics recommended by the Committee on Curriculum of the American Medical Association - a recommends tion adopted also by the Curriculum Committee of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Inasmuch as the course forms a transition from the laboratory to the clinic, more attention is given to the discussion of the principles underlying the various methods of treatment than to an elaboration of the relative merits of the various drugs that have been recommended during the centuries of development of the art of healing. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.