History of Pharmacy in India and Related Aspects, Volume 3

 Pharmacy Practice
  by Harkishan Singh
 
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   ISBN 81-85731- 31-4; 1st Ed. 2002, Rpt 2009; pp.xiv+226

   Delhi price: 600      Outside Delhi price: 625

 About The Book  

   Starting with the history of introduction of the western medical system in India, the developments having bearing on pharmacy practice have been carefully investigated and the findings put in a readable form in the Pharmacy Practice. The narrative presented projects the state of pharmacy practice during colonial period and its progress since decolonisation. The writing is fully documented and appropriately illustrated.

 Reviews  

“Professor Singh has produced an excellent record of the history of pharmacy in India. This will serve as the standard text and reference on the subject for many years to come. Its publication should stimulate a greater interest in the history of pharmacy in India and comprehensive references quoted will be of great value to other researchers who wish to work in this field”
—P. Worling

“Professor Singh has produced an excellent record of the history of pharmacy in India. This will serve as the standard text and reference on the subject for many years to come. Its publication should stimulate a greater interest in the history of pharmacy in India and the comprehensive references quoted will be of great value to other researchers who wish to work in this field.”
—Pharmaceutical Historian

“This carefully researched and thoroughly readable work is another valuable resource for understanding one of the most important professional fields in India today.”
—Chemical Heritage

“……Is again a thoroughly researched tome, as were the earlier two volumes, by this dedicated author who has a penchant to dig out pharmacy/pharmaceutical history in India, who probably has the largest collection of books in India in this field.”
—Express Pharma Pulse

“Tracing the history of pharmacy practices in India from pre-independence days the book is truly a treasure, throwing light on the rich pharmaceutical heritage.”
—Pharma+link

“Besides giving an in-depth account of the history on pharmacy practice, various statements mentioned in the book are thought-provoking ……All pharmacists must read the book.”
—Current Science

“……if one wants to read an accurate reconstruction in an unemotional way, duly referenced rendering of history of ‘Pharmacy Practice’ in India covering over 150 years of history till as recent as 2001, here is the Golden Book.”
—Indian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy

 Content


1. Introduction
2. Western Medical System During Colonial Era
3. Apothecaries and Hospital Assistants
4. Qualified Indian Chemists and Druggists
5. Compounders’ Community
6. British Period Pharmacies
7. Colonial Overseas Drug Trade
8. Chemists and Druggists’ Organisations
9. Pharmacy Ethics
10. Hospital Pharmacy
11. Retail and Community Pharmacy
12. Rural Pharmacy