Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Pharmaceutical Association

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Pharmaceutical Association

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...of preventive medicine is advanced by means of edu cation, which means publicity and advertising. Who then, better than the druggist, can lead in the movement against the Great White' Plague--the Great Black Plague? Who, better than he, is fitted to use printers' ink to spread the gospel of health and to supply the needs that the propaganda will create? PURE FOOD. A phase of the newer mode of living is the movement for purer and better food. The drugstore is the purveyor of food stuff for infants and invalids--why not distribute all kinds of food for all classes of patrons? Packets of pure milk. pure water and pure food can be dispensed as readily as malted milk or candy; certified milk. pastuerized milk. guaranteed milk, involve both chemistry and pharmacy. S URGERY. Many of us who are not yet old can appreciate the evolution. and the revolution of surgery. in the two or three decades just passed. It has moved forward a thousand years in a da_v. Procedures. startling in character and far-reaching in result. have followed each other in quick succession. The period ushered in by Pasteur and Lister made a rapid flight from crude antisepsis to asepsis, and in its passage left its impress upon pharmacy and upon trade. Dressings, apparatus, instruments, in new forms and kinds have been evolved and, as an outcome, the drugstore has developed a most notable trade in cottons, bandages, gauzes and" numerous types of dressings. Today we see the opening of the most brilliant chapter in the history of surgery---we seem to stand in the morning light of a new era. The dominant idea of the Listerian doctrine has been to prevent the development of bacteria in wounds and to remove the products of infection. Now, the natural resources of...show more

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 821g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236944348
  • 9781236944344