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The Textbook of Pharmaceutical Medicine

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6930.728b (Published 12 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:728
  1. A Herxheimer

    Queen's University of Belfast, £25, pp 579 ISBN 0-85389-489-2

    In Britain pharmaceutical medicine is now recognised as a distinct medical specialty: a diploma in the subject was created in 1976, a journal launched in 1984, and a Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine founded by the Royal College of Physicians in 1990. Pharmaceutical physicians have major responsibilities to their employers and to regulatory authorities as well as to medicine and to patients. They need much special knowledge and experience to cope with urgent and often conflicting demands. Perhaps only hard working and …

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