Shall Pharmacists Become Tradesmen? by George J. SeaburyShall Pharmacists Become Tradesmen? by George J. Seabury

Shall Pharmacists Become Tradesmen?

byGeorge J. Seabury

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899. Excerpt: ... AN ANALYSIS OF OUR PAST AND PRESENT PROFESSIONAL AND MERCANTILE COMPLICATIONS. J Fellow Members: At our last meeting in Asheville, I directed your serious attention to an impending crisis in our professional and commercial interests, and then predicted that the situation of affairs would in another year be intensified instead of diminished; much to my chagrin, those apprehensions have been more than realized. In addressing you in these elevated regions, where lofty heights and an exhilarating atmosphere lend inspiration to the theme, I have deemed it advisable to preface my address with an introductory. It is not my purpose to unravel the mysteries of the obscure ages, to weigh and consider the epoch of Hippocrates, the Alchemist, Galen, or the time-honored apothecary. Comparisons with primitive society do not concern us, we must devote our energies to modern problems and their impression on the intelligence of the present age, especially the relations which should exist between physician and pharmacist, and the mercantile relations between the wholesale druggist, pharmacist, manufacturer of medical and pharmaceutical preparations, and manufacturer of proprietary medicines and nostrum venders. The ideal and practical relations that have existed for centuries between the medical and pharmaceutical professions are essentially professional, both being classified in the highest realm of human responsibility, particularly as they are the promoters of our physical and often mental well-being; so important are their duties that laws have been enacted for their protection against quackery and incompetency, in nearly every State in our Union, which ultimately must be National. Malpractice committed in any form, whether by surgeons or medical practitioners, or as e...
Title:Shall Pharmacists Become Tradesmen?Format:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217551351

ISBN - 13:9780217551359