Download e-book for iPad: Civil War Pharmacy: A History by Michael A Flannery,Margaret Humphreys

By Michael A Flannery,Margaret Humphreys

When the Civil battle all started, the U.S. pharmaceutical was once targeted virtually completely in Philadelphia and was once ruled by means of quite a few significant agencies; while the battle ended, it used to be poised to extend national. Civil struggle Pharmacy is the 1st ebook to delineate how the becoming box of pharmacy received appreciate and traction in, or even contrast from, the scientific global a result of large-scale manufacture and dispersion of drug provides and therapeutics throughout the Civil battle. during this moment variation, Flannery captures the whole societal involvement in drug provision, on either the Union and accomplice aspects, and locations it in the context of what used to be then assumed approximately wellbeing and fitness and therapeutic. He examines the jobs of physicians, health center stewards, and nurses—both male and female—and analyzes how the blockade of Southern ports intended fewer pharmaceutical offers have been to be had for accomplice infantrymen, leading to decreased accomplice troop power. Flannery offers a radical assessment of the pro, monetary, and army elements comprising pharmacy from 1861 to 1865 and contains the long term outcomes of the battle for the pharmaceutical profession.

Winner (first edition), Archivists and Librarians within the heritage of the health and wellbeing Sciences, most sensible booklet Award

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