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This book, volume II of the American Pharmacy series— will have a special appeal for the busy physician who would like to have a working knowledge of the vast number of medical, surgical, dietary and health supplies carried by a well equipped pharmacy.
No pains were spared by the editor, one of the nation's foremost pharmacy educators holding an M.D. degree, to make this book highly informative and useful. It is conveniently divided into two well organized parts. The first deals with such subjects as flavoring and coloring agents, odors and deodorants, solvents, stabilizing agents, injections, colloids, suspensions, emulsions and tablet manufacturing. Of special interest is a basic study on the extraction of animal tissues.
Because of the completeness of the topics covered, the book should make a valuable addition to the physician's library. That goes the same for the pharmacist who prides himself on a knowledge of the pharmaceutic
American Pharmacy. Vol. II: Advanced Pharmacy: Medical, Surgical and Dental Supplies; Animal Health Pharmacy. JAMA. 1948;138(14):1066. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900140058034