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American Pharmacy (1852-2002): A Collection of Historical Essays

Gregory Higby and Elaine Stroud, eds. 2005, 128 pp

Read an excerpt from American Pharmacy (1852-2002): A Collection of Historical Essays (AIHP, 2005). Preface: The essays contained in this booklet were first published in the Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association as part of the sesquicentennial celebration of the APhA. Working with the editorial staff of the Journal, I helped to determine the topics…

ISBN 0-931292-39-5

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Drugs and Medicines, Tobacco and Segars: As Madison Grows, Pharmacy Grows

1980, 416 pp

“Drugs and Medicines, Tobacco and Segars:” As Madison Grows, Pharmacy Grows Preface: “In 1954 Archer’s Pharmacy was located at 1839 Monroe Street, Madison. Professor George Urdang, venerable, Father of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, lived a short two blocks down the street (1635 Monroe Street) and consequently was a regular customer of…

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Drugstore Memories: American Pharmacists Recall Life Behind the Counter, 1824-1933

Glenn Sonnedecker, David L. Cowen, and Gregory J. Higby, eds. 2002, 154 pp

Praise for Drugstore Memories: “This book is a view from the ground of health care in the United States in the period between 1824 and 1933. The text consists entirely of ‘unpolished and unexpurgated’ quotations from 59 practicing pharmacists…. This book should interest both the specialist and the non-specialist. Within the limitations of a multi-authored…

ISBN 0-931292-38-7

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Ethical Practices in Pharmacy: A Guidebook for Pharmacy Technicians

1997, 55 pp

Introduction: Compounding and dispensing medication to the public in a safe and reliable manner is the longstanding hallmark of professional pharmacy practice. For centuries, throughout all cultures, pharmacists and pharmacists’ assistants have cooperated in providing pharmaceutical services to members of their communities with technical competency while being responsible and accountable to legal and ethical standards……

ISBN 0-931292-28-X

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Ethical Responsibility in Pharmacy Practice

2002, 272 pp

Read an excerpt from Ethical Responsibility in Pharmacy Practice. New Material: Added to the second edition of this comprehensive 272-page textbook: • Case studies with full commentaries • Glossary of pertinent terms • Current issues of ethical concern Praise for Ethical Responsibility in Pharmacy Practice: “The extensive use of current pharmacy practice examples throughout Ethical…

ISBN 0-931292-37-9

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Foundations of Ethical Pharmacy

2008, 55 pp

Read an excerpt from Foundations of Ethical Pharmacy Practice. Table of Contents: Introduction. vii 1: Chapter 1: The Pharmacy Profession 1: Pharmacy as a Profession 1: Pharmacy as a Moral Community 2: The Ethic of American Pharmacy 2: The 1852 Code of Ethics 3: The 1922 Code of Ethics 4: The 1952 Code of Ethics…

ISBN 978-0-931292-42-2

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George Urdang (1882-1960): Images from His Life and Work

2000, 128 pp

Introduction: This work tries to support the interest in the history of pharmacy of a certain period of time by illustrations that were not seen before in their entirety and this connection… This illustrations in this book try to create a three-dimensional pictures pf Urdang’s time. The visualization of that period of this history of…

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History of Drug Containers and Their Labels

1999, 150 pp

Introduction: There are several excellent books that describe the development of the drug container in individual countries, but few review the worldwide development from origin to the present. As for drug labels, there are only two books that have been published dealing exclusively with the development of the drug label; one was published in Germany…

ISBN 0-931292-33-6

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In Service to American Pharmacy: The Professional Life of William Procter, Jr.

1992, 269 pp

Preface: The present position of pharmacist in the structure of health care in the United States evolved during the middle half of the nineteenth century, roughly from the founding of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1821 to the passage of meaningful pharmaceutical legislation in the 1870s. During that period a small group of men…

ISBN 0-8173-0591-2

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Kremers & Urdang’s History of Pharmacy

Glenn Sonnedecker, eds. 1976, 571 pp

Edition: Revised 4th Edition (Print on Demand) Illustrations: 129 Praise for Kremers and Urdang’s History of Pharmacy: “This classical text on the history of pharmacy… has retained its position of preeminence through the passing of the years. The fourth edition, revised by Dr. Sonnedecker, has continued the quality of excellence and accuracy that has characterized…

ISBN 0-931292-17-4

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Medicine & Pharmacy in American Political Prints

1978, 84 pp

Introduction: These caricatures have long been familiar to those interested in the history of medicine and pharmacy who have used them as illuminating source material in the study of social and political history; they can be used as a source of metaphors and references to illustrates the problems of contemporary life. Looked at in this…

ISBN 0-931292-07-7

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Potions, Pills, & Purges: The Art of Pharmacy (Philadelphia Museum of Art, June 3-October 29, 1995)

1995, 60 pp

Information about the “Potions, Pills, & Purges” Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Sample page from Potions, Pills, & Purges: Foreword: In contrast to many of their colleagues in the health professions, pharmacists are tied to the place of their practice. Physicians and nurses exercise their expertise in offices, hospitals, and patients' homes, and…

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The Role of Women in Pharmacy: International Leadership Symposium, 1987

Mary J. Berg and Janice K. Fuller, eds. 1990, 160 pp

Preface: There has been a demonstrated need to address the role of women in pharmacy, because of the increasing numbers of women in the profession. Regional and national meetings have discussed this topic during past years. Until now, there had never been an international pharmacy conference to address and discuss this subject. The idea for…

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Wisconsin Show Globe: The Wisconsin Pharmaceutical Association, 1880-1980

1983, 294 pp

Foreword: Grassroots cooperation among pharmacists has found its most effective expression through state pharmaceutical associations. Most such associations were formed during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Usually they consisted of an ambitious minority of the “retail druggists” in a state. A pharmacist sensed that his practical interests were not likely to be served…

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