FASTtrack Applied Pharmaceutical Practice

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Pharmaceutical Press, 2012 - Medical - 196 pages
Are your exams coming up? Are you drowning in textbooks and lecture notes and wondering where to begin? Take the FASTtrack route to study successfully for your examinations. FASTtrack provides the ultimate lecture notes and is a must-have for all pharmacy students wanting to study and test themselves for forthcoming exams. FASTtrack: Applied Pharmaceutical Practice focuses on what pharmacy students really need to know in order to pass exams providing concise, bulleted information, chapter overviews, key points, and an all-important self-assessment section which includes MCQs. This FASTtrack book has been written to guide the student pharmacist or pharmacy technician through the main stages involved in pharmaceutical dispensing. This reference text accompanies the compulsory dispensing courses found in all undergraduate MPharm programmes and equivalent technical training courses. It is an invaluable resource either as a study aid or as a companion to the core reference text Applied Pharmaceutical Practice. Changes for the new edition include: * Information on revisions to the community pharmacy contract. * Additional content on new advanced community pharmacy services. * Revised worked examples and student questions. * Updated prescription labelling information, including the use of new cautionary and warning labels. * Updated references and bibliography.
 

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Contents

Introduction medicines classification and standard operating procedures
1
NHS supply in the community 1 prescription forms and prescribing
15
NHS supply in the community 2 prescribers and the dispensing process
33
NHS supply within hospitals
47
NonNHS supply
61
Controlled drugs
75
Emergency supply
95
Patient counselling and communication 1 the basics of patient communication
107
Patient counselling and communication 2 productspecific counselling points
119
Poisons and spirits
133
Answers to selfassessment
143
Appendix 1
183
Appendix 2
185
Bibliography
189
Index
190
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