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By Michael A Flannery,Margaret Humphreys

ISBN-10: 0809335921

ISBN-13: 9780809335923

When the Civil conflict all started, the U.S. pharmaceutical was once targeted virtually completely in Philadelphia and was once ruled via quite a few significant agencies; while the struggle ended, it used to be poised to extend national. Civil conflict Pharmacy is the 1st e-book to delineate how the transforming into box of pharmacy won appreciate and traction in, or even contrast from, the scientific global as a result of the large-scale manufacture and dispersion of drug offers and therapeutics throughout the Civil conflict. during this moment variation, Flannery captures the whole societal involvement in drug provision, on either the Union and accomplice facets, and locations it in the context of what used to be then assumed approximately well-being 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 on hand for accomplice infantrymen, leading to decreased accomplice troop power. Flannery offers a radical review of the pro, fiscal, and army components comprising pharmacy from 1861 to 1865 and comprises the long term outcomes of the conflict for the pharmaceutical profession.

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