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Ralph Tapping


Pharmacy historian Ralph Tapping casts his mind back to how pharmacy was practised when he first entered the profession A few weeks ago I was asked to give a fifteen …

A Tasmanian news magazine from August 1930 shines a light on advertising claims for medicines of that time, writes Ralph Tapping The Illustrated Tasmanian Mail was a 70-page weekly magazine …

Ralph Tapping takes a look at more of the questionable treatments offered in pharmacies in days gone by, including a rather toxic snake bite remedy Following upon my previous article …

Pharmacy historian Ralph Tapping has been looking into some of the questionable treatments sold in pharmacy in the recent past  Laudanum and other preparations containing tincture of opium, for example …