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By Michael A Flannery,Margaret Humphreys

When the Civil warfare all started, the U.S. pharmaceutical used to be focused nearly solely in Philadelphia and was once ruled through quite a few significant agencies; whilst the battle ended, it was once poised to extend national. Civil warfare Pharmacy is the 1st e-book to delineate how the becoming box of pharmacy received recognize and traction in, or even contrast from, the clinical global end result of the large-scale manufacture and dispersion of drug offers and therapeutics through the Civil warfare. during this moment variation, Flannery captures the entire societal involvement in drug provision, on either the Union and accomplice facets, and areas it in the context of what used to be then assumed approximately well-being and therapeutic. He examines the jobs of physicians, health center stewards, and nurses—both male and female—and analyzes how the blockade of Southern ports intended fewer pharmaceutical provides have been on hand for accomplice squaddies, leading to decreased accomplice troop power. Flannery offers a radical assessment of the pro, fiscal, and armed forces elements comprising pharmacy from 1861 to 1865 and contains the long term results of the struggle for the pharmaceutical profession.

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