- Winfield, A. J.
- Richards, R. Michael E.
- 044307206X (pbk.)
- 0443072051 (int. student ed.)
- 9780443072062 (pbk.)
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- Previous ed.: 1998.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- PART 1 Pharmacy in Society 1. The contribution of pharmacy to today's health care provision 2. Social and behavioural aspects of pharmacy 3. Communication skills for the pharmacist 4. WHO and Essential Medicines Concept 5. Pharmacy Management PART 2 Principles of Pharmacy Practice 6. The principles and applications of quality assurance 7. Dispensing techniques (compounding and good practice) 8. Pharmaceutical calculations 9. Packaging 10. Storage and stability of medicines 11. Labelling of dispensed medicines 12. Principles and methods of sterilization 13. Sterile Production Areas 14. Sterility testing PART 3 Pharmaceutical Products 15. The Prescription 16. Routes of administration and dosage forms 17. Solutions 18. Suspensions 19. Emulsions 20. External preparations 21. Suppositories and pessaries 22. Powders and granules 23. Oral unit dosage forms 24. Inhaled route 25. Parenteral products 26. Ophthalmic products 27. Specialized services 28. Parenteral Nutrition and Dialysis 29. Wound management, stoma and incontinence products 30. Medical gases PART 4 Using Pharmaceutical Skills in Caring for Patients 31. Clinical pharmacy practice 32. Adverse drug reactions 33. Medicines Information 34. The evaluation of medicines 35. Pharmacoeconomics 36. Formularies and Guidelines 37. Responding to symptoms 38. Counselling 39. Health promotion 40. Concordance and Compliance 41. Complementary/Alternative medicine 42. Substance use and misuse 43. Clinical governance Key references by chapter PART 5 Appendices Appendix 1: Current UK pharmaceutical legislation Appendix 2: National Health Service dispensing Appendix 3: Medical Abbreviations Appendix 4: Latin terms and abbreviations Appendix 5: Systems of weights and measures Appendix 6: Presentation skills Index.
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