The American Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 14: April, 1907 (Classic Reprint)

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In preceding numbers of this journal we have discussed some of the reasons why so many doctors dispense their own remedies instead of writing prescriptions. We hope that we have not left the impression that we have any unkind feelings toward the pharmacist. Not so; for the honest, earnest and skilful men who constitute the bulk of his profession we have not only a kindly and fraternal feeling but the utmost respect. We owe them much.

But between pharmacy as a profession and the pharmacy as a store there is a great deal of difference. The professional element is rapidly disappearing and the "store" feature is as rapidly taking its place. This is due to no essential defects in the men in the business; it is the result of industrial evolution.

Time was when the pharmacist personally dealt in crude herbs and himself prepared a large portion of his stock. That time has gone by forever. Now the only part of his work which has anything about it requiring scientific knowledge is in the compounding of prescriptions; and with the simplification of therapeutic methods and the perfection of the products of the manufacturing chemist even this is dwindling away. It is no wonder that the druggist feels some resentment at the encroachments on this last scientific bulwark.

Some pessimistically claim that the dispensing doctor made all the trouble. But he didn't happen. He came because the time was ripe and his coming was Progress. The old clock ticks on and you cannot stop it. It's part of the law of evolution, of adaption to conditions, of environment. The dispensing doctor followed the introduction of the more convenient, palatable, portable and effective therapy. He came in with the tablet, the tablet triturate and the granule - with concentrated medication of all kinds. Dispensing is growing in popularity because, with the more modern medicaments, the efficiency of the docto...

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