Letters to the Editor
When to use a new drug
- M.R. de Silva, John Watson
- Aust Prescr 1999;22:67-9
- 1 August 1999
- DOI: 10.18773/austprescr.1999.066
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Editor, – Apropos Dr John Watson's comment on new drugs (Aust Prescr 1999;22:29), this dictum of my old professor has helped me in over 50 years of practice:
'Be not the first by whom new drugs are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside'.
M.R. de Silva
General Practitioner, Glenbrook, N.S.W.
General Practitioner, Vaucluse, N.S.W.