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For years, student pharmacists have jerry-built a pocket-sized collection of figures and tables containing key clinical information that they look up frequently. Many graduates carry their tattered resource along with them right into practice. Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist, APhA's new 2019-2020 edition, includes more than 100 individual core reference pages-including a diabetes management algorithm, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk pages, and a tool for identifying drug-related problems in the ICU. KEY FEATURES: More than 20 expert contributors ensure that the content reflects the latest developments in the field. The convenient spiral-bound, flip-and-read format fits easily in a lab coat for practical portability. Each individual card represents a core area of focus, from hypertension management and direct oral anticoagulants to pediatric measurements and immunization schedules.
The definitive textbook on the chemical analysis of pharmaceutical drugs - fully revised and updated Introduction to Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry enables students to gain fundamental knowledge of the vital concepts, techniques and applications of the chemical analysis of pharmaceutical ingredients, final pharmaceutical products and drug substances in biological fluids. A unique emphasis on pharmaceutical laboratory practices, such as sample preparation and separation techniques, provides an efficient and practical educational framework for undergraduate studies in areas such as pharmaceutical sciences, analytical chemistry and forensic analysis. Suitable for foundational courses, this essential undergraduate text introduces the common analytical methods used in quantitative and qualitative chemical analysis of pharmaceuticals. This extensively revised second edition includes a new chapter on chemical analysis of biopharmaceuticals, which includes discussions on identification, purity testing and assay of peptide and protein-based formulations. Also new to this edition are improved colour illustrations and tables, a streamlined chapter structure and text revised for increased clarity and comprehension. Introduces the fundamental concepts of pharmaceutical analytical chemistry and statistics Presents a systematic investigation of pharmaceutical applications absent from other textbooks on the subject Examines various analytical techniques commonly used in pharmaceutical laboratories Provides practice problems, up-to-date practical examples and detailed illustrations Includes updated content aligned with the current European and United States Pharmacopeia regulations and guidelines Covering the analytical techniques and concepts necessary for pharmaceutical analytical chemistry, Introduction to Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemistry is ideally suited for students of chemical and pharmaceutical sciences as well as analytical chemists transitioning into the field of pharmaceutical analytical chemistry.
Master the fundamental calculations principles and basic techniques you need to know for successful pharmacy practice! Thoroughly reviewed by practitioners, and educators, this 15th Edition maintains high standards for both academic and basic practice requirements, while offering the most comprehensive and in-depth coverage of pharmacy calculations available. A consistent, step-by-step approach makes it easy to work through the problems and gain a greater understanding of the underlying concepts.New co-author Shelly Stockton brings her experience in pharmacy practice and expertise in teaching pharmaceutics and pharmacy calculations to this edition.Hundreds of new problems, including many current products and select product labels directly linked to example problems.NEW Authors Extra Points provide brief explanations of underlying subjects such as pharmacopeias, electronic prescriptions, drug names, and the regulation of pharmacy compounding.NEW section on equianalgesic dosing for narcotic analgesics, including dosing tables.Student-friendly features like in-chapter example problems with step-by-step solutions; end-of-chapter practice problems with answers; Case-in-Point features with clinical or pharmaceutical case studies; Calculations Capsules with boxed summaries of chapter calculations; CalcQuiz sections with unsolved problems for review; and Comprehensive Review Problems for a final self-assessment."
Compiled with the advice of clinical experts and continually updated to reflect the latest evidence from credible sources worldwide, the new edition of the British National Formulary 77 (BNF) provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines. Access to the latest edition of the BNF is vital for healthcare professionals, as it reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the uses of medicines. NICE has accredited the editorial process used by the British National Formulary to produce its resources.
SAFETY FIRST! Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Sixteenth Edition delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan-well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs. BONUS! FREE DIGITAL ACCESS. Redeem the access code inside to unlock your one-year, free subscription to Davis's Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine. It's accessible from your desktop, laptop, or any mobile device with a web browser 5,000-drug database and appendices; Cross-referencing of drugs; FDA drug news.
An A-Z practical guide on the pharmacology and toxicology of pregnancy and nursing
"Medication Safety in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: The Evidence-Based, A-to-Z Clinician's Pocket Guide" gives you comprehensive, authoritative coverage on the effects of prescription and over-the-counter drugs as well as herbals, chemicals, and radiologicals, on the mother, fetus, and nursing child. Organized A-Z for ease of use, this hands-on resource also includes evidence-based recommendations from the renowned Motherisk Program at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
Pharmacy Registration Assessment Questions 3 follows on from the previous, highly popular Pharmacy Registration Assessment Questions. It features more than 400, entirely new, closed book and calculation questions. It can be used in conjunction with the previous volume or on its own. All the questions are in line with current GPhC guidance on the preregistration exam. This invaluable tool will not only help you familiarise yourself with the current style of questions, but will also enable you to revise ahead of your exams. Questions are based on print versions of BNF 76 and BNF for Children 2018-2019, alongside the most current treatment guidelines available at the time of writing the book. This book also includes questions featuring prescriptions, patient information and pictorial representation of conditions, replicating the type of questions you may encounter in the real exam. This revision aid gives you the opportunity to practice a variety of question styles ahead of the assessment including: - single best answer questions - extended matching questions - calculations This volume is written by a team of experienced authors who all work with pre-reg pharmacists every day and includes questions that are practical and will truly challenge you. In essence, this book is your handy guide to prepare for your exams. Nadia Bukhari is Senior Teaching Fellow in Pharmacy Practice & Pre-Registration Co-ordinator at the UCL School of Pharmacy. She is also the chairwoman for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Pre-Registration conferences.
This comprehensive lab manual features more than 49 practical exercises that provide hands-on training for essential pharmacy technician skills. Realistic lab exercises include illustrations of prescription orders, and cover concepts such as hand hygiene, counting medication, prescription interpretation, data entry, pharmacy conversions, inventory management, and prior authorization. Perforated pages make it easy to turn in exercises for evaluation. Over forty lab exercises cover a wide range of skills needed for retail pharmacy, in-patient (hospital) pharmacy, home healthcare pharmacy, long term care pharmacy, and mail order pharmacy. Illustrations of prescription orders provide a practical, real-world learning experience. Perforated pages allow students to turn in completed lab exercises for evaluation. Includes helpful references to Elsevier pharmacy technician products (i.e., Hopper), but can also be used as a standalone workbook.
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Fully updated to reflect NHS moves to encourage greater self-care and more use of over-the-counter remedies Informed by the experiences and expertise of seasoned pharmacists and GPs, this reference guide provides pharmacists working in the community with the treatment information they need when they need it. Each chapter incorporates a decision-making framework which distills the information necessary for treatment along with suggestions on "when to refer" set off in summary boxes. Elucidating case studies are provided throughout, in which pharmacists and doctors describe, in their own words, listening to and treating patients suffering with a range of common problems, from migraine to eczema to IBS. The indispensable guide to assessing and managing common symptoms seen in the pharmacy Includes information about medicines recently reclassified for OTC supply such as those for malaria prophylaxis and erectile dysfunction Now includes more highlights of "Red Flag" signs and symptoms Covers respiratory, gastrointestinal, skin, ear and eye, cardiovascular, and pain conditions Offers specific recommendations for women's, men's and children's health problems Provides decision making support for cases involving ethical dilemmas Features a visual display of relevant treatment guidelines Emphasizes the evidence base for OTC medicines With expert coverage of most common ailments which will be encountered by pharmacists on a daily basis, Symptoms in the Pharmacy, 8th Edition is a professional resource you'll want to keep close at hand for frequent consultation.
The Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook for Advanced Practice Nursing delivers trusted pharmacotherapy knowledge to inform safe clinical decision making in outpatient and institutional settings. The Drug Information Handbook for Advanced Practice Nursing is designed to help meet the unique needs of advanced practice nurses, supporting both prescribing and nursing care. It is an easy-to-use resource that presents medications alphabetically, with brand and generic drug names highlighted in red, a time-saving feature in an information-intensive text. Each drug monograph contains concise fields of information on pharmacokinetics, therapeutic purpose, adverse reactions, pregnancy and lactation precautions, and more. Dosing fields feature a broad range of guidelines for children, adults and the elderly, so prescribing concerns can be addressed quickly and precisely.
Medical Pharmacology at a Glance is recognised as an excellent starting point for pharmacology study. This international best-seller is the perfect companion for all medical and health students, providing an accessible, visual overview of pharmacology. This 8th edition has been extensively updated, especially in the areas of anaesthetics, drugs used in AIDs, cardiovascular drugs, drugs used in anxiety, depression and schizophrenia, urological drugs, drug metabolism, as well as practical concerns such as drug indications and side effects. Ideal for USMLE and pharmacology exam revision, Medical Pharmacology at a Glance features: The basic principles of drug action, interaction, absorption and excretion Chapters based on diseases or syndrome, for efficient clinical learning An emphasis on drug mechanisms References to the pathophysiology of disease, to aid understanding of drug choice and action Case studies with questions and full explanation of answers A companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/pharmacology featuring online cases and flashcards
The Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing is an easy-to-read, comprehensive overview of the essential knowledge, key issues and skills relevant to non-medical prescribing. Now fully updated and linked to the National Prescribing Centre Single Competency Framework for non-medical prescribers, with activities to help you link your continuing professional development within the competences required as a prescriber. This practical title remains an ideal resource for all qualified health professionals to practice safe and effective non-medical prescribing. The section edition is structured around four core themes public health, social and cultural issues, prescribing principles, and continuing professional development which are threaded throughout the text. It also includes additional material on the importance on continuing professional development in prescribing, as well as the history and context of non-medical prescribing; ethical, legal and professional issues; effective consultations; essential pharmacology; clinical skills; prescribing for specific groups; and the role of the multidisciplinary team. Key Features: * Accessible and study-friendly * Each chapter has learning objectives and activities to support a deeper understanding of the theoretical knowledge base and its application to practice * Case studies linking the topics to real-life scenarios * Companion website at www.wiley.com/go/nuttall with a range of self-assessment questions, quizzes, numeracy exercises, case studies and weblinks. The Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing provides support to anyone studying for a prescribing qualification or looking for a refresher on the subject.
The Drug Information Handbook with International Trade Names Index, contains industry-leading pharmacology content from the Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook, plus Canadian and international drug monographs for use worldwide. Lexicomp multinational monographs feature robust information on drugs available on a more global basis, including information on dosages, dosage forms, naming conventions, and restrictions for regions in whice there are used. The Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook with Internaional Trade Names Index follows a dictionary-like format, with drug products alphabetically organized and cross-referenced by brand names and index terms. More than 1,900 drug monographs, each offering up to 42 concise fields of pharmacology detail, are featured.
The Pediatric & Neonatal Dosing Handbook with International Trade Names Index includes more than 1,000 drug monographs featuring concise fields of information specific to neonates and children. It follows a convenient, dictionary-like format, with drug products alphabetically organized and cross-referenced by brand names and index terms. Clear, concise, and relevant Lexicomp drug information is supplemented by an extensive Appendix of comparative charts, tables and supportive information; a Therapeutic Category & Key Word Index; and an index of international trade names from more than 100 countries.
Patient safety is now a very strong focus of pharmacy degrees. Competency-based evaluations of pharmacy students using simulated assessments including Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) and Criterion Referenced Assessments (CRAs) are increasingly commonplace. These are designed to simulate aspects of real-life pharmacy practice in order to train students to integrate their knowledge of medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, therapeutics, legislation, clinical skills, numeracy, communication and empathy, and to test a student's ability to provide safe and effective patient care. This book provides a unique resource to support students and trainers in developing and practising these essential skills. It is designed as a useful resource for undergraduate students, clinical tutors and those involved in teaching students on pharmacy degree courses. Format OSCE outline Format (written/interactive) Level of difficulty Time limit Props supplied (e.g. BNF) Competencies tested Station task Model Answers and sample marking schemes Tips Short chapter introductions about how to tackle the type of problems encountered in the chapter. Station examples to test your ability to integrate knowledge and skills. Stations written in detail so that you can practise and then check or score performance against model answers. Examples of competency-based assessments designed to assess the level of integration between science and practice.
For years student pharmacists have jerry-built a pocket-sized collection of figures and tables containing key clinical information they look up frequently. Many graduates carry their tattered resource along with them right into practice. Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist, 2017-18 arranges approximately 50 core reference materials on lab coat pocket-sized, durable cards. Hole-punched with a metal ring to hold the collection together, Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist means pharmacists and student pharmacists can finally part with their dog-eared, handmade resource.
Dental Office Medical Emergencies, A Manual of Office Response Protocols, is designed to assist dental professionals and others in addressing emergency situations, facilitating treatment, and reinforcing basic life support techniques. This reference is intended for use by during times of crisis, as well as for office preparedness and staff training for management of emergencies. This reference seeks to provide information to the practicing dentist and healthcare office personnel so that prevention and management of office emergencies are an integral part of the normal operational knowledge base.
Now updated, this portable handbook enables the practitioner to make informed and evidence based decisions regarding medication. Medicines management is more than simple drug administration. At every interaction with patients, the nurse is making a number of complex clinical decisions. In Clinical Pocket Reference: Practical Medicines Management, the practitioner will find the core knowledge to safely administer drugs to the adult patient, and to communicate with them about the medicines they are taking. The goal is to enable concordance between the healthcare professional and the patient. Complementing the guidance provided in detail in the BNF, this handbook provides rapid access to: indications, or why a drug is necessary; actions, or how the drug will work; normal dose and dose range; usual route and any specific skill required to safely administer via that route; any possible interactions and cautions and contraindications. Newly registered nurses, established practitioners, nurses returning to practice and nursing associates will find this an essential support in their daily practice. Trainers running statutory and mandatory courses within hospitals will find that Clinical Pocket Reference Practical Medicines Management reinforces key messages about this important task, and enables safe and confident practice
With the increasing use of compound prescriptions, practitioners need to answer the questions, "What is the stability of this preparation after it is compounded?" Trissel's Stability of Compounded Formulations is the only book in print that compiles all currently available stability information on drugs in compounded oral, enteral, topical, ophthalmic, and other specialized preparations. Based on data published over the past 60 years, the reference summarizes specific formulations and stability studies.
For years student pharmacists have jerry-built a pocket-sized collection of figures and tables containing key clinical information they look up frequently. Many graduates carry their tattered resource along with them right into practice. Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist, 2016- 17 arranges 43 core reference materials on lab coat pocket-sized, durable cards. Hole-punched with a metal ring to hold the collection together, Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist means pharmacists and student pharmacists can finally part with their dog-eared, handmade resource. Key Features: Updated reference cards-including the 2016 Diabetes Treatment Guidelines and Associated Goals for Adults with Type 1 or 2 Diabetes and the 2016 CDC Immunization Schedules-containing key clinical information frequently sought by pharmacists; All Internet links have been updated as necessary; Ideas on ways to personalize use of the Peripheral Brain resource; Organized in color sections to speed lookup of similar information; Laminated cards are drilled and shrink-wrapped with a metal ring to hold the collection together; Includes a patient monitoring card that can be photocopied.
Essential Prescribing is a brand new text aimed at providing medical students with an easy-to-follow overview of the drugs they are most likely to encounter at medical school and as they start their medical careers. The book benefits from the same landscape format and approach as Scion's bestselling Essential Examination. Each class of drug is detailed using a common tabular format, based on the following sections: Examples, Mode of Action, Routes of Delivery, Indications, Cautions and contraindications, Interactions, Monitoring, Side-effects, Patient counselling. This consistent approach helps the reader quickly find the pertinent information for the common drugs and situations they are likely to come across, so they can become confident of prescribing the correct drugs for the patient in appropriate doses. The book also features a questions and answer section at the end of the book for the reader to assess their knowledge. All medical students and foundation doctors now have to prove their prescribing competence by taking the recently-introduced Prescribing Safety Assessment. Essential Prescribing will not only arm the reader with the key knowledge for this assessment, but will also provide them with the core prescribing knowledge they will need as their medical careers progress.
Now with larger print! Used by prescribers around the world, including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants, dentists, and medical transcriptionists, the Large Print: Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2016 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition continues its tradition as the leading portable drug reference packed with vital drug information to help clinicians make better decisions at the point of care. Now in large print! The Large Print: Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2016 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition, now updated with over 100 new drugs, details FDA approved drug dosing, available trade and generic formulations, metabolism, safety in pregnancy and lactation, relative drug pricing information, Canadian trade names, and an herbal & alternative therapies section. Multiple tables supplement the drug content, including opioid equivalency, emergency drug infusions, cardiac dysrhythmia protocols, pediatric drug dosing, and much more. New to the 2015 Edition: * New Anti-Hepatitits subclasses * FDA guideline updates * Added tables for quick reference and ease of use * Removal of discontinued drugs and outdated dosing information As always, each edition of the Tarascon Pharmacopoeia is meticulously peer-reviewed by experts and is now available in multiple print, mobile, and digital formats.
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