FASTtrack Physical Pharmacy

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Pharmaceutical Press, 2012 - Medical - 232 pages
Are your exams coming up? Are you drowning in textbooks and lecture notes and wondering where to begin? Take the FASTtrack route to successful study for your examinations. FASTtrack is a new series of indispensable study guides created especially for pharmacy students. Each book focuses on what pharmacy students really need to know in order to pass exams, providing concise, bulleted information, key points, tips and an all-important self-assessment section which includes MCQs, case studies, sample essay questions and worked examples. The FASTtrack series provides the ultimate lecture notes and is a must-have for all pharmacy students wanting to study and test themselves for forthcoming exams. Based on the successful textbook, Physicochemical Principles of Pharmacy, this title is a concise guide providing the physicochemical background to the design and use of pharmaceutical dosage forms. Covering all areas of the pharmacy degree, the titles in the series include: * Applied Pharmaceutical Practice (based on the textbook of the same name) * Complementary and Alternative Medicine (based on the textbook of the same name) * Law and Ethics in Pharmacy Practice * Managing Symptoms in the Pharmacy * Pharmaceutical Compounding and Dispensing (based on the textbook of the same name) * Pharmaceutics - Dosage Form and Design * Pharmaceutics - Drug Delivery and Targeting * Pharmacology * Physical Pharmacy (based on Florence & Attwood's Physicochemical Principles of Pharmacy) * Therapeutics
 

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Contents

1 Solids
1
2 Solubility and solution properties of drugs
17
3 Drug stability
39
4 Surfactants
55
5 Emulsions suspensions and other dispersed systems
79
6 Polymers
99
7 Drug absorption
117
8 Physicochemical drug interactions and incompatibilities
147
9 Peptides proteins and other biopharmaceuticals
161
10 In vitro assessment of dosage forms
177
11 Pharmaceutical nanotechnology
189
Answers to selfassessment
203
Eponymous equations
205
Index
207
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