Shall Pharmacists Become Trademen?; A Reproduction of a Series of Articles That Appeared in the Weekly Drug News and American Pharmacist. They Were Written Between 1881 and 1885, Together with Subsequent Reviews on the Same Subject

Shall Pharmacists Become Trademen?; A Reproduction of a Series of Articles That Appeared in the Weekly Drug News and American Pharmacist. They Were Written Between 1881 and 1885, Together with Subsequent Reviews on the Same Subject

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...Jalap is often offered pure, but it makes a great difference to the physician, druggist, and patient whether the article is Vera Cruz or Tampico. The former is usually rich in resin, the latter in fiber. A wholesaler selling Vera Cruz is at a disadvantage when quoting against a wholesaler who has purchased Tampico. Besides, it would be hazardous to the consumer if a physician based his prescription on Tampico and the patient received Vera Cruz. And this principle flows through hundreds of crude materials, where the best grade is requested and the weaker qualities are furnished. For this reason, nothing could shake the confidence of the subscriber in his belief that others could furnish goods cheaper than his own supply company; besides, such a company would require no gentlemanly travelers to solicit orders; orders would be sent without persuasion. If there are any who underestimate the success of a Pharmacists' Supply Company, let them remember the Pharmacie Centrale of Paris, the largest drug house in the world, owned and controlled by subscribing pharmacists; they not only supply their customers very cheaply, but pay large annual dividends to stockholders. It is needless to add that they furnish the highest class of articles in every department of their business, and that the enterprise was a great success from the beginning. When it comes to proprietary goods, chemicals, and special goods, the test is even more severe, for the members of the supply company could buy just as cheaply as the strongest house in the United States. The general enactment of State and pharmacy laws, the necessity of scientific pharmaceutical training, will compel wholesalers to raise the standard of all drugs, and the time will come when inert drugs, whole or...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236864999
  • 9781236864994