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ISBN: 9780702074301
Page Count: 460
Imprint: Elsevier
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Pharmacy Practice, 6th Edition

by Jennie Watson, BSc (Hons), PG ClinDip, PGCert (LTHE), FFRPS, MRPharmS, FHEA and Louise Siobhan Cogan, BSc (Hons), PG Dip, PGCert (LTHE), PG Cert (Research and Evaluation) MRPharmS, FHEA
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The sixth edition of PharmacyPractice brings the contents completely up to date, reflecting emerging new roles for pharmacists both within the traditional employment areas of hospital and community pharmacy, as well as other developing roles supporting the public health agenda, governance, risk management, prescribing and pharmaco-economics.

    • Each chapter begins with Study Points and ends with Key Points to reinforce learning.
    • Appendices include medical abbreviations, Latin terms and abbreviations, systems of weights and measurements and presentation skills.
    • Some chapters also carry self-assessment questions for more complex areas of pharmaceutical practice.
  • New editor on the team, Louise Cogan.

    Many new contributors, comprising practising pharmacists, teachers of pharmacy, and pharmacists with joint appointments between hospital/community pharmacy and universities.

    Now with companion e-book included on StudentConsult

    New chapters on

    • Consent
    • History Taking/ Gathering Information
    • Advice giving and the pharmacist as a Health Trainer
    • Using calculations in pharmacy practice
    • Continuing professional development and revalidation
    • Intra and inter professional working, The role of the pharmacist in medicines optimization
  • Section 1: The Patient

    1. Socio-behavioural aspects of health and illness
    2. Socio-behavioural aspects of treatment with medicines
    3. Communication skills for pharmacists and their team
    4. Consent
    5. History Taking/ Gathering Information
    6. Concordance
    7. Advice giving and the pharmacist as a health trainer
    8. Section 2: The Medicine

    9. Control of medicines
    10. The prescribing process and evidence-based medicine
    11. Drug evaluation and pharmacoeconomics
    12. Formularies in pharmacy practice
    13. Complementary and alternative medicines
    14. Using calculations in pharmacy practice
    15. Veterinary pharmacy
    16. Section 3: The Medicine Formulation

    17. Dispensing techniques (compounding and good practice)
    18. Oral unit dosage forms
    19. Packaging
    20. Solutions
    21. Suspensions
    22. Emulsions
    23. External preparations
    24. Suppositories and pessaries
    25. Powders and granules
    26. Section 4: The Specialized Pharmacy Product

    27. Production of sterile products
    28. Parenteral products
    29. Opthalmic products
    30. Inhaled products
    31. Parenteral nutrition and dialysis
    32. Radiopharmacy
    33. Specialized services
    34. Appliances
    35. Section 5: The Pharmacy Safety Process

    36. Clinical governance
    37. Risk management
    38. Standard operating procedures
    39. Audit
    40. Information retrieval in pharmacy practice
    41. Control of health professionals and their staff
    42. Continuing professional development and revalidation
    43. Section 6: The role of pharmacy in healthcare

    44. The role of pharmacy in healthcare
    45. Ethics – the theory
    46. Ethics in practice and ethical dilemmas
    47. Public health
    48. Structure and organization of pharmacy
    49. Intra- and inter-professional working
    50. Section 7: The patient, their medicine and beyond

    51. The prescription
    52. Patient charges of medicines and their impact on access
    53. Routes of administration and dosage forms
    54. Labelling of dispensed medicines
    55. Monitoring the patient
    56. The role of the pharmacist in medicines optimisation
    57. Public health and pharmacy interventions
    58. Substance use and misuse
  • Jennie Watson, BSc (Hons), PG ClinDip, PGCert (LTHE), FFRPS, MRPharmS, FHEA, Boots Teacher Practitioner, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK and Louise Siobhan Cogan, BSc (Hons), PG Dip, PGCert (LTHE), PG Cert (Research and Evaluation) MRPharmS, FHEA, Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
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