Civil War Talk

When: Back to Calendar August 10, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Where: The National Museum of Civil War Medicine- Delaplaine Randall Conference Room
48 East Patrick Street Frederick
MD 21701
Cost: Free with General Admission
Contact: Adele Air, Director of Education
301-695-1864, Ext.17.
education@civilwarmed.org

Preparing and Dispensing Civil War Prescriptions  Presented by Guy Hasegawa, Pharm.D.

Civil War apothecaries often had to prepare medications from scratch rather than dispense pre-made formulations. Pharmacist and Civil War researcher Guy Hasegawa will describe how written prescriptions were interpreted and how apothecaries prepared, packaged, and dispensed medicines. The lecture will include a display of antique pharmaceutical implements and a demonstration of how pills and powder papers were prepared. There will also be a brief Q&A session and an opportunity for the presenter to sign copies of his books.

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