Drugs on Trial

This book describes the main issues of eighteenth-century pharmacology and therapeutics and provides detailed case studies of three key areas: lithontriptics (remedies against urinary stones), opium, and Peruvian bark (quinine).

Drugs on Trial

Drugs on Trial

This book describes the main issues of eighteenth-century pharmacology and therapeutics and provides detailed case studies of three key areas: lithontriptics (remedies against urinary stones), opium, and Peruvian bark (quinine).

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Drugs on Trial
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Andreas-Holger Maehle
Categories: Chemotherapy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Rodopi

This book describes the main issues of eighteenth-century pharmacology and therapeutics and provides detailed case studies of three key areas: lithontriptics (remedies against urinary stones), opium, and Peruvian bark (quinine).
Drugs on Trial
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Maehle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-07 - Publisher: Brill Rodopi

Experimental pharmacology is often portrayed as a creation of the nineteenth century, the age of the sciences in medicine. This book demonstrates that the basic methodology of the field, including chemical analysis,in vitro testing, animal experimentation and human research, was already developed in the course of the seventeenth and eighteenth
Medicine on Trial
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Elisabeth A. Cawthon
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A provocative presentation of medicolegal controversies within the American court system from the late 19th through the late 20th century. * Includes entries on key people such as Thomas Noguchi, laws including the Frye Rule, and key concepts such as informed consent * Provides a chronology of the most important
Drugs on the Page
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Matthew James Crawford, Joseph M. Gabriel
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-10 - Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

In the early modern Atlantic World, pharmacopoeias—official lists of medicaments and medicinal preparations published by municipal, national, or imperial governments—organized the world of healing goods, giving rise to new and valuable medical commodities such as cinchona bark, guaiacum, and ipecac. Pharmacopoeias and related texts, developed by governments and official medical
Medicine on Trial
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Charles B. Inlander, Lowell S. Levin, Ed Weiner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Pantheon

Argues that the medical profession has suppressed the truth concerning poor medical care in the U.S. and analyzes the causes of malpractice

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