Pharmaceutical Practice

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Arthur J. Winfield, R. Michael E. Richards
Churchill Livingstone, 2004 - Medical - 573 pages
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This comprehensive book covers a wide range of subjects relevant to pharmacy practice, including communication skills, managing a business, quality assurance, dispensing, calculations, packaging, storage and labeling of medicines, sterilization, prescriptions, hospital-based services, techniques and treatments, adverse drug reactions, pharmacoeconomics, and medicines management. Features useful appendices on medical abbreviations, pharmaceutical Latin terms, weights and measures, and presentation skills.

    This is a core text for pharmacy practice and dispensing modules of the pharmacy curriculumCovers key exam material for essential review and test preparationFeatures a user-friendly design with clear headings, chapter summaries, helpful boxes, and key points


    Several totally new chapters have been added on the following topics:
      the 'essential medicines concept',pharmacy management,complementary and alternative medicines,pharmacoeconomics, andpresentation skills.
    There has been major expansion of many chapters, including
      social and behavioural aspects of pharmacy,calculations,medicines information, anddrug administration by the inhaled route.
    All other chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated.

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