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October 27, 1894

THE NEW PHARMACOPŒIA.Read in the Section on Materia Medica and Pharmacy, at the Forty-fifth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, held at San Francisco, June 5-8, 1894.

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JAMA. 1894;XXIII(17):629-630. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02421220001001

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The wide-spread interest in the last revision of the United States Pharmacopœia, both in this country and abroad, and the fact that the American Medical Association and the American Pharmaceutical Association are especially represented in the Decennial Convention for revising the book, seem to be good reasons for the presentation in this Section of certain information regarding the work which may be of especial interest to physicians. The Convention which met in Washington on May 7, 1890, was by far the largest and most representative body ever assembled for the purpose of revising a National work of this character. All incorporated universities, medical and pharmaceutic colleges, medical and pharmaceutic State Associations and bodies connected with both professions with the United States Army, Navy and Marine· Hospital Service sent delegates to prove the interest which existed in providing a representative and authoritative guide for the selection and preparation of the armamentarium

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