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'botica real'-cornerstone of the professional pharmacy in puerto rico

  • In: Working Group On The History Of Pharmacy Oral Communications on Monday, 6 September 2004, 8:30-12:30
  • At: New Orleans (USA) (2004)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: FáBREGAS TROCHE, Sandra (School of Pharmacy, University of P.R, Pharmacy Practice Department, San Juan, Puerto Rico)
  • Abstract:

    The activities related to drug dispensing in Puerto Rico through an official 'botica' (pharmacy) started 20 years after the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the New World. It is believed that as in Cuba, the Convents could have had a role in drug dispensing and preparation after 1530.

    In 1660, an initiative to establish a pharmacy as an..

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