Letters to the Editor
When to use a new drug
- John Watson
- Aust Prescr 1999;22:67-9
- 1 April 1999
- DOI: 10.18773/austprescr.1999.027
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Editor, – Apropos the article 'When to use a new drug' (Aust Prescr 1998;21:67-9), I am reminded of the advice given to me by the late, beloved Sir Kenneth Noad, when I was a houseman, years ago, at Sydney Hospital. 'John, dear boy, always use a new drug when it is very new because that's when it is said to be most efficacious.'
General Practitioner, Vaucluse, N.S.W.