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cover image - Aulton's Pharmaceutics,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780702070051
Publication Date: 06-30-2017
Page Count: 936
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $86.99

Aulton's Pharmaceutics, 5th Edition

by Kevin M.G. Taylor, BPharm PhD FRPharmS and Michael E. Aulton, BPharm, PhD, FAAPS, FSP, FRPharmS


cover image - Aulton's Pharmaceutics,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780702070051
Publication Date: 06-30-2017
Page Count: 936
Imprint: Elsevier
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    • Relevant chemistry covered throughout
    • Reflects current and future use of biotechnology products throughout
    • Covers ongoing changes in our understanding of biopharmaceutics, certain areas of drug delivery and the significance of the solid state
    • Includes the science of formulation and drug delivery
    • Designed and written for newcomers to the design of dosage forms
    • Key points boxes throughout
    • Summaries at the end of each chapter
    • Fully updated throughout, with particular focus on delivery of biopharmaceuticals, nanotechnology and nanomedicines, parenteral and ocular drug delivery mechanisms.
    • Now comes with online access on StudentConsult.
  • What is pharmaceutics?

    1. Design of dosage forms
    2. PART 1 Scientific principles of dosage form design

    3. Dissolution and solubility
    4. Properties of solutions
    5. Surfaces and interfaces
    6. Disperse systems
    7. Rheology
    8. Kinetics
    9. PART 2 Particle science and powder technology

    10. Solid-state properties
    11. Particle size analysis
    12. Particle size reduction and size separation
    13. Mixing
    14. Powder flow
    15. PART 3 Pharmaceutical microbiology and serialization

    16. Fundamentals of microbiology
    17. Pharmaceutical applications of microbiological techniques
    18. Action of physical and chemical agents on microorganisms
    19. Principles of sterilization
    20. Sterilization in practice
    21. PART 4 Biopharmaceutical principles of drug delivery

    22. Introduction to biopharmaceutics
    23. Gastrointestinal tract – physiology and drug absorption
    24. Bioavailability – physicochemical and dosage form factors
    25. Assessment of biopharmaceutical properties
    26. Dosage regimens
    27. PART 5 Dosage form design and manufacture

    28. Pharmaceutical preformulation
    29. Solutions
    30. Clarification
    31. Suspensions
    32. Emulsions and creams
    33. Powders, granules and granulation
    34. Drying
    35. Tablets and compaction
    36. Modified-release oral drug delivery
    37. Coating of tablets and multiparticulates
    38. Hard capsules
    39. Soft capsules
    40. Dissolution testing of solid dosage forms
    41. Parenteral drug delivery
    42. Pulmonary drug delivery
    43. Nasal drug delivery
    44. Ophthalmic drug delivery
    45. Topical and transdermal drug delivery
    46. Rectal and vaginal drug delivery
    47. The formulation and manufacture of plant medicines
    48. Delivery of biopharmaceuticals
    49. Pharmaceutical nanotechnology and nanomedicines
    50. Design and administration of medicines for children and the elderly
    51. Part 6 Packaging and stability of pharmaceutical products

    52. Packaging
    53. Chemical stability in dosage forms
    54. Microbial contamination, spoilage and preservation of medicines
    55. Product stability and stability testing

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  • Kevin M.G. Taylor, BPharm PhD FRPharmS, Professor of Clinical Pharmaceutics, UCL School of Pharmacy, London, UK and Michael E. Aulton, BPharm, PhD, FAAPS, FSP, FRPharmS, Emeritus Professor, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
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