Extemporaneous Formulations for Pediatric, Geriatric, and Special Needs Patients

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American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2010 - Medical - 177 pages
Only 20 percent of marketed medications have appropriate pediatric dosage information readily available. This lack of commercially available formulations challenges geriatric and special needs treatment as well. When seeking answers, pharmacy professionals turn to Extemporaneous Formulations for Pediatric, Geriatric, and Special Needs Patients, 2nd Edition. This one-of-a-kind resource offers information on: * Ingredients * Preparation details and instructions * Storage conditions * Special instructions * Alternatives * Expiration dates * Evidence-based monographs accompany helpful discussions of compounding, preparation methods, legal conditions, documentation, labeling and more. Get 35 Percent More Monographs If you are relying on the 2003 edition for your pediatric, geriatric or special-needs dosage information, it's time to update your library. This Second Edition features 160 total monographs, 35 percent more than the original.

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About the author (2010)

Rita K. Jew, PharmD, FASHP Dr. Jew is Executive Director, Department of Pharmacy at the Children's Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA
Winson Soo-Hoo, RPh, MBA
Dr. Soo-Hoo is Director of Pharmacy at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

Sarah C. Erush, PharmD, BCPS
Dr. Erush is the Clinical Manager and Residency Directory at Children's Hopsital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

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