The system of pharmacy organization in China of the XIX century according to the testimony of Russian doctors

The system of pharmacy organization in China of the XIX century according to the testimony of Russian doctors

О.S. Nagornykh
Keywords: history of medicine, historiography, methodology, R ussian Orthodox Mission in Beijing, apothecary, Chinese medicine.
Medicinskij al'manah, 2018, issue 2, pages 16-18.

The problems of Chinese apothecary structure are in the focus of attention of the science. The particularities of
pharmacy organization were considered by the historiographical evaluation of the papers of the Russian doctors
who worked on the Russian Orthodox Ecclesiastical Mission, and the legal and national status of a Chinese
pharmacist was analyzed. The author pays a special attention to the system of medicines preparation and
provision and to relationships between doctors and pharmacist. The conclusion about the traditional medicines
priority in the 19th century China and its backwardness in organization from the European medicine and pharmacy.

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О.S. Nagornykh The system of pharmacy organization in China of the XIX century according to the testimony of Russian doctors. Medicinskij al'manah 2018; (2): 16–18, http://dx.doi.org/10.21145/2499-9954-2018-2-16-18