Making Medicines: A Brief History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals / Edition 1

Making Medicines: A Brief History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals / Edition 1

by Stuart, Ed. Anderson Ed.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0853695970

ISBN-13: 9780853695974

Pub. Date: 09/01/2005

Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

Making Medicines is a concise, chronological discussion of the history of therapeutics and pharmacy from the Egyptians through to the present day. It focuses on the discovery and uses of medicines to treat illness through the ages, and the evolving role of the pharmacist. Each chapter is contributed by an expert in the period or field, and illustrates how wider

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Making Medicines is a concise, chronological discussion of the history of therapeutics and pharmacy from the Egyptians through to the present day. It focuses on the discovery and uses of medicines to treat illness through the ages, and the evolving role of the pharmacist. Each chapter is contributed by an expert in the period or field, and illustrates how wider social, political and economic developments have influenced drug development and shaped pharmacy practice. The book has two color-plate sections illustrating how pharmacy has developed over the centuries. Numerous photographs are also included in the text. Written by an expert in the field, this book will appeal to pharmacists and pharmacy students, as well as to other healthcare practitioners and medical historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780853695974
Publisher:
Pharmaceutical Press
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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