Practical Guide to Contemporary Pharmacy Practice

ISBN-10: 0781783968

ISBN-13: 9780781783965

Edition: 3rd 2009 (Revised)

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Description: This book provides a source for contemporary practice previously found spread out over journal articles, legal documents, standards of practice, specialty books, and textbooks. It goes through the steps of receiving the prescription, preparing it, and completing the compound. A back-of-book CD-ROM complements the text with study guides, interactive self-assessment, and multimedia demonstrations of compounding procedures for key chapters. A companion Website will include resources for instructors.

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List price: $89.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 1/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 760
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Processing The Prescription
Prescription and Medication Drug Orders
Labeling Prescriptions and Medications
Controlled Substances
Expiration and Beyond-Use Dating
Drug Utilization Review and Medication-Use Evaluation
Patient Counseling
Systems of Measurement and Introduction to Pharmaceutical Calculations
Quantity and Concentration Expressions and Calculations
Evaluating Dosage Regimens
Aliquot Calculations
Isotonicity Calculations
Compounding Drug Preparations
General Guidelines for Preparing Compounded Drug Preparations
Selection, Storage, and Handling of Compounding Equipment and Ingredients
Selection and Use of Weighing and Measuring Equipment
Pharmaceutical Excipients
Pharmaceutical Solvents and Solubilizing Agents
Antimicrobial Preservatives
Buffers and pH Adjusting Agents
Viscosity-Inducing Agents
Surfactants and Emulsifying Agents
Colors, Flavors, Sweeteners, and Scents
Vehicles for Liquid Preparations
Ointment Bases
Suppository Bases
Nonsterile Dosage Forms And Their Preparation
Capsules, Lozenges, and Other Solid Oral Dosage Forms
Liquid Emulsions
Semisolids: Ointments, Creams, Gels, Pastes, and Collodions
Sterile Dosage Forms And Their Preparation
General Principles of Sterile Dosage Form Preparation
Ophthalmic, Nasal, Inhalation, and Irrigation Solutions
Parenteral Preparations
Total Parenteral Nutrition
Veterinary Pharmacy
Veterinary Pharmacy Practice
Compatibility And Stability
Compatibility and Stability of Drug Products and Preparations
Abbreviations Commonly Used in Prescriptions and Medication Orders
Nomograms for Determination of Body Surface Area from Height and Weight
National Center for Health Statistics Growth Charts
Isotonicity Values
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