Handbook of Institutional Pharmacy Practice

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ASHP, 2006 - Medical - 572 pages
This comprehensive text provides fundamental information on a broad spectrum of essential topics in health-system pharmacy practice. From an overview of health delivery systems and hospital pharmacy through various practice settings such as home care, long term care, hospice and palliative care, ambulatory care, and managed care this text focuses on various elements important to health-system pharmacies. The Handbook of Institutional Pharmacy Practice is the first step in developing a career in pharmacy and provides opportunities for study in career enhancement. New chapters included in the fourth edition:
  • Integrity of the Drug Supply
  • Overview of the History of Hospital Pharmacy in the United States
  • Interprofessional Teams/Collaborative Practice Models
  • Development, Implementation and Monitoring Therapeutic Plans and Evidence-Based Medicine
 

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Contents

An Overview
1
Overview of the History of Hospital Pharmacy in the United States
19
The Pharmacy Staff
33
Ambulatory Care
59
LongTerm Care
73
Home Care
99
Hospice and Palliative Care
119
Pharmaceutical Industry
131
Purchasing and Inventory Control
283
The Policy and Procedure Manual
297
Pharmacy Information Systems
313
Automation in Practice
329
Informatics
353
Medication Distribution Systems
383
Contemporary Compounding
405
Investigational Drugs in the Hospital
421

Medication Therapy and Patient Care
143
Institutional Accreditation and Pharmacy Guidelines
155
Using Practicing Standards to Improve Patient Safety
165
Residency Training for Practice
171
Interprofessional TeamsCollaborative Practice Models
179
Medication Management
193
Leadership
217
Reimbursement for Clinical Services
251
Financial Management and Cost Control
267
The Literature of Pharmacy
447
Poison Control Centers
461
Legal Aspects of Institutional Pharmacy Practice
479
EvidenceBased Medicine
497
Facility Planning and Design
519
Marketing Pharmaceutical Services
543
Index
565
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About the author (2006)

Dr. Brown was born in Jackson, MS in 1940, completed High School at Forest Hill, his BS in Pharmacy in 1963 and MS in Hospital Pharmacy in 1971 at the University of Mississippi and Doctor of Pharmacy in 1974 at the University of Tennessee, USA. His employment includes several years in community practice, two years with Eli Lilly and Company in sales, four years in the US Army Medical Service Corps including duty as a Company Commander, 3d Infantry Division Medical Supply Officer and two years as Director of Pharmacy at the US Army Hospital, Vicenza, Italy. He joined the faculty at Ole Miss in 1970 became full Professor in 1985 and served as Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Administration for seven years (1986-1992). Dr. Brown has published numerous professional articles, four editions of the Handbook of Institutional Pharmacy Practice as Editor or Co-Editor with Dr. Mickey Smith, is a member of numerous professional, honorary and leadership organizations, and has received several awards including being named a Fellow in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Dr. Brown retired from full-time teaching in 1999 but has continued to teach part-time. He and his wife, Bonnie, reside in Oxford, MS and have two sons (a pharmacist and a physician) and three grandchildren.

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