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Practical Guide to Contemporary Pharmacy Practice

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ISBN-10: 0781741777

ISBN-13: 9780781741774

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Judith E. Thompson, Lawrence W. Davidow

List price: $72.95
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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. Includes a back-of-the book CD-ROM that complements the text with study guides, interactive self-assessment and multimedia demonstrations of compounding procedures for key chapters.
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Book details

List price: $72.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 8/6/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Processing the Prescription
Prescription and Medication Orders
Labeling Prescriptions and Medications
Controlled Substances
Expiration Dating
Drug Utilization Review/Drug Use Evaluation
Patient Consultation
Quantity and Concentration Expressions and Calculations
Evaluating Dosage Regimens
Aliquots Calculations
Isotonicity Calculations
Compounding Drug Products
General Guidelines For Preparing Compounded Drug Preparations
Compounding Equipment and Ingredients
Weighing and Measuring
Pharmaceutical Necessities
Pharmaceutical Solvents
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
Dosage Forms and Their Preparation
Capsules, Lozenges, and Other Solid Oral Dosage Forms
Ophthalmic Solutions
Liquid Emulsions
Ointments, Creams, Gels, and Pastes
Parenteral Products
Total Parenteral Nutrition
Compatibility and Stability
Compatibility and Stability of Drug Products and Preparations Dispensed by the Pharmacist
Abbreviations Commonly Used in Prescriptions and Medication Orders
Drug Names That Look or Sound Alike
Common English Titles and Synonyms
Weights and Measures
Nomogram for Determination of Body Surface Area from Height and Weight
Normal Weight and Height Measurements for Children
Approximate Solubilities--Descriptive Terms
pKa's of Drugs and Reference Compounds
Code of Ethics for Pharmacists
NABP Model Rules for Pharmaceutical Care
ASHP Statement on Pharmaceutical Care
ASHP Guidelines on Medication-Use Evaluation
ASHP Guidelines on Pharmacist-Conducted Patient Education and Counseling
NABP Good Compounding Practices
ASHP Technical Assistance Bulletin on Compounding Nonsterile Products in Pharmacies
NABP Model Rules for Sterile Pharmaceuticals
ASHP Technical Assistance Bulletin on Quality Assurance for Pharmacy-Prepared Sterile Products
ASHP Technical Assistance Bulletin on Handling Cytotoxic and Hazardous Drugs
ASHP Technical Assistance Bulletin on Pharmacy-Prepared Ophthalmic Products
FDA Compliance Policy Guide
Section 127 of Public Law 105-115