|Author||: Stuart Anderson|
|Publisher||: Pharmaceutical Press|
|Total Pages||: 354|
|ISBN 10||: 0853695970|
|ISBN 13||: 9780853695974|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
A concise, chronological discussion of the history of therapeutics and pharmacy from the Egyptians through to the present day, with a focus on the discovery and uses of medicines to treat illness through the ages, and the evolving role of the pharmacist. Each chapter is contributed by an expert in the period or field, and illustrates how wider social, political and economic developments have influenced drug development and shaped pharmacy practice.