The Druggists' Circular and Chemical Gazette Volume 48

The Druggists' Circular and Chemical Gazette Volume 48

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...professional work. The root of the evil lies in two conditions so intimately associated that neither can be regarded as fnndamental to the other. and which act and react in the form of the pernicious circle. These are (I) want of preparation for professional study, (2) acceptance of the incompetent by boards of pharmacy. These two conditions, in turn, have been maintained by lack of uniformity in the pharmacy laws of different States, and in procedure by the pharmacy schools_ even within individual States. As influencing these conditions, the practice of the lowest elements has been far more effective in retarding the evolution of the higher than that of the higher has been in elevating the lower. Among those which have maintained the lowest entrance requirements are some of the largest schools of the East, and their momenturn has been too great for the more advanced to overcome. It is in the highest'_degree creditable that some of the smaller university schools of the Vest should have maintained so unequal a competition, with the persistent courage that they have displayed. In the bringing about of the uniform development to which all of our schools must ultimately attain, they will be entitled to a high degree of credit for the manner in which they have discharged this public trust. ' Read at the 1904 meeting of the American Pharmnceutical Association. The converse proposition does not follow. It is not necessarily true that the schools which have not taken the higher stand are reprehensible, nor that they are not also entitled to credit for having made the best of adverse conditions. A half loaf is better than no loaf at all. Soldiers fight under very different conditions in different parts of the field. I/Vhen the garrison is...
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  • Paperback | 678 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,193g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236937880
  • 9781236937889