Pharmaceutical Calculations

ISBN-10: 1451120362

ISBN-13: 9781451120363

Edition: 14th 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Howard C. Ansel

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Widely recognized as the leading calculations textbook, Ansel'sPharmaceutical Calculationsis the most trusted resource for calculations support.  Time-tested after thirteen editions, it is the most comprehensive and in-depth treatment of pharmacy calculations available.    The book takes a step-by-step approach to calculations, making it easy for students to work through the problems and gain greater understanding of the underlying concepts.  Its focus is on the fundamental principles and basic techniques involved in the application of the calculations needed for successful pharmacy practice.  Each chapter follows an effective format for working through calculations:1.    Didactic narrative provides critical chapter content 2.       Illustrations introduced where necessary3.       Sample problems with solutions are provided4.       Calculations Capsule –  Review and summary of critical formulas or math5.       Case in point – Clinical reference or case6.       Practice problems7.       Answers to practice problems
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Book details

Edition: 14th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Calculations
International System of Units
Pharmaceutical Measurement
Interpretation of Prescriptions and Medication Orders
Density and Specific Gravity
Percentage, Ratio Strength, and Other Expressions of Concentration
Calculation of Doses: General Considerations
Calculation of Doses: Patient Parameters
Some Calculations Involving "Units," "�g/mg/" and Other Measures of Potency
Selected Clinical Calculations
Isotonic and Buffer Solutions
Electrolyte Solutions: Milliequivalents, Millimoles, and Milliosmoles
Intravenous Infusions, Parenteral Admixtures, and Rate-of-Flow Calculations
Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, Body Mass Index, and the Food Nutrition Label
Altering Product Strength, Use of Stock Solutions, and Problem-Solving by Alligation
Reducing and Enlarging Formulas
Selected Calculations in Contemporary Compounding
Selected Calculations Involving Veterinary Pharmaceuticals
Selected Calculations Associated with Plant Extractives
Calculation of Active Drug Moiety
Selected Calculations Involving Radiopharmaceuticals
Selected Bioavailability and Pharmacokinetic Calculations
Selected Pharmacoeconomic Calculations
Common Systems of Measurement and Intersystem Conversion
Glossary of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems
Comprehensive Review Problems
Atomic Weights
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