By E. Fullerton Cook, P.D., Ph.M., Chairman of the Committee of Revision of the Pharmacopœia of the United States of America, and Charles H. LaWall, Ph.M., Pharm.D., Sc.D., Dean of Pharmacy, and Professor of Theory and Practice cf Pharmacy of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. Cloth. Price, $10. Pp. 2090, with illustrations. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1926.
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This textbook, which for a generation has occupied an important place in the pharmacist's library, has undergone a revision in accordance with the United States Pharmacopeia X, National Formulary V, and New and Nonofficial Remedies, 1925. Every angle of pharmaceutic knowledge and practice has been considered. The scope of the book is broad, covering sixteen sections, besides glossaries of uncommon pharmaceutic and technical names, medical terms and an exceedingly comprehensive index. The therapeutic uses for the individual drugs are given in a paragraph just sufficient to acquaint the pharmacist and pharmaceutic student with the general actions. Although the therapeutic discussions are not particularly critical, they are more conservative than in most books of this type.
The first two sections include a brief historical introduction, a discussion of the pharmacopeias and other standard books on pharmacy, and a thorough description of the various technical operations in pharmacy. The next three sections
Remington's Practice of Pharmacy. A Treatise on the Making, Standardizing and Dispensing of Official, Unofficial and Extemporaneous Pharmaceutical Preparations, with Descriptions of Medicinal Substances, Their Properties, Uses, and Doses and Such Other Professional Service in Connection with Community Health as the Pharmacist may be called Upon to Render. Intended for the Use of Pharmacists and Physicians and as a Textbook for Students. Seventh edition.. JAMA. 1927;88(4):270. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680300056034