Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 2, issue 5, P225-232 1963 DOI: 10.1177/000992286300200504 View full text
Joseph R. Dipalma

Abstract: HAPPY was the physician of 20 years ago with less than a dozen sedatives. He was well acquainted. with three or four of those drugs and used them with art and skill. The modern physician with several hundred sedatives and tranquilizers at his disposal should have the advantage over his predecessor. Unfortunately, this is seldom the case. No physician, even in two lifetimes, can acquire intimate knowledge of so many drugs especially on a sound clinical level and with respect to long-term effects.The concept of…

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