History of Patient Medicines in America: 1700's-1900's

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00 AM   Online, IN

  1. Explain basic principles of direct marketing of over the counter medicine to families from a discussion of the History of Patent Medicines in the U.S.
  2. Explain historical changes in the sales of medications in the U.S. to improve safety for children and families.
  3. Explain why patent medicines appealed to the public, similar to the appeal of alternative/complementary products today.


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