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May 21, 1927

Pharmaceutical and Medical Chemistry.

JAMA. 1927;88(21):1668. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680470054035

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This textbook is primarily written for students in colleges of pharmacy and contains the pharmaceutic and organic chemistry, both theoretical and practical, to meet the requirements of the average state board of pharmacy examination. The book is divided into three parts, the chemistry of the nonmetals, of metals, and of organic compounds; included also are an appendix and a comprehensive index. The first part contains an introductory chapter on the fundamental theoretical principles of chemistry and a description of the nonmetallic elements, including their compounds which are recognized by the United States Pharmacopeia X and the National Formulary V. The second part includes the metals, relating their occurrence in nature, isolation and properties, and describing the more important compounds, including those of the Pharmacopeia X and the National Formulary. The third part comprises the organic classification, describing methods of detection, ultimate analysis of the elements and a concise general survey

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