Henderson's Materia Medica

Revised by J.K.W. Ferguson and G.H.W. Lucas

© 1951

Now in its third edition, this standard text meets the need for a single source of detailed information on the drugs in use in English-speaking countries. Dr. Henderson based his book on the British Pharmacopoeia, and the revisers have included the preparations in the fourteenth revision of the United States Pharmacopoeia, pointing out differences and similarities in terminology and usage. Drugs are arranged by English rather than Latin titles.

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  • Series: Heritage
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  • Page Count: 324 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
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This standard text meets the need for a single source of detailed information on the drugs in use in English-speaking countries.

Henderson's Materia Medica

Revised by J.K.W. Ferguson and G.H.W. Lucas

© 1951

Now in its third edition, this standard text meets the need for a single source of detailed information on the drugs in use in English-speaking countries. Dr. Henderson based his book on the British Pharmacopoeia, and the revisers have included the preparations in the fourteenth revision of the United States Pharmacopoeia, pointing out differences and similarities in terminology and usage. Drugs are arranged by English rather than Latin titles.

Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 324 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    James K.W. Ferguson (1932-1999) was a professor of pharmacy and pharmacology at the University of Toronto.



    George H.W. Lucas was a medical doctor in Toronto and a professor of pharmacy and pharmacology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Lucas, along with Dr. Henderson, was accredited with having discovered the anesthetic cyclopropane.