Community Pharmacy: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Elsevier Health Sciences, May 27, 2020 - Medical - 390 pages

Completely revised and updated throughout, this new edition of the best-selling title in community pharmacy continues to provide an essential reference for all non-medical prescribers but especially for undergraduate and pre-registration pharmacy trainees.

Features:

  • Extended information on conditions to eliminate
  • New products covered
  • Clearly structured by basic anatomy, history-taking and body system
  • Fully illustrated throughout
  • Boxes throughout: trigger points indicative of referral; hints and tips
  • Tables throughout: differential diagnosis (key questions for each condition); evidence-based OTC medication; practical prescribing; product selection
  • Self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter, with answer explanations
  • Expanded case studies at the end of each chapter

An enhanced ebook, with BONUS materials including:

● more self-assessment questions

● additional written case studies

● videos on physical examination

● a chapter covering evidence-based medicine

 

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Contents

Making a diagnosis
1
Respiratory system
9
Ophthalmology
55
Ear conditions
83
Central nervous system
97
Womens health
129
Gastroenterology
161
Dermatology
229
Musculoskeletal conditions
299
Paediatrics
323
Specific product requests
353
Evidencebased pharmacy practice
379
Abbreviations
380
Glossary of terms
381
Index
383
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