Drug discovery: the evolution of modern medicines

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Wiley, Sep 13, 1985 - Medical - 435 pages
This lively and highly readable survey of the evolution of drugs in medicine and science is written for the nonspecialist. Traces the history of drug discovery, showing how such a diverse range of chemical substances has been introduced into clinical practice.

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The legacy of the past
Chapter2 Central nervous system depressants
Chapter J Local anaesthetics Chapter 4 Antiseptics

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