A Practical Guide to Contemporary Pharmacy Practice and Compounding is your hands-on, step-by-step guide to receiving and filling prescription drug orders as well as a comprehensive look at the preparation of sterile and non-sterile extemporaneously compounded preparations. This edition is meticulously updated to include the latest practice guidelines and standards, as well as a detailed discussion of the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) of 2013. In addition, it offers a wealth of guidance on processing prescriptions, avoiding dangerous medication and labeling errors, counseling patients and caregivers, and much more - giving you all the knowledge you need to succeed on your exams and safely carry out the practice of pharmacy -Features significant revisions to address the impact of new federal laws/regulations on pharmacy practice. -Includes meticulous updates reflecting the latest advances in "formulation science." -Includes an expanded list of definitions addressing the interchangeable terminologies that arise due to the emergence of interprofessional education and practice. -Offers an expanded discussion on avoiding medication and labeling errors, patient counseling at hospital discharge, sterile dosage form preparation, and much more. -Includes updated information about newly approved excipients and manufacturers. -Includes a new section on the passage of the DQSA, which amended the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, making a distinction between 503A compounding pharmacies, the traditional prescription-based compounding pharmacies, and 503B outsourcing facilities. -Contains all-new photos that clearly illustrate all equipment, materials, and techniques.
Master the intricacies of pharmaceutical design and production! Succeed in your course with Ansel's Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems, the most comprehensive source on this subject available today! Reflecting the CAPE, APhA, and NAPLEX? competencies, this trusted resource explores the interrelationships between pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical principles, product design, formulation, manufacture, compounding, and the clinical application of the various dosage forms in patient care, as well as regulations and standards governing the manufacturing and compounding of pharmaceuticals -Discover the latest on dosage form design and formulation, good compounding practices, quality assurance for pharmacy-prepared sterile products, and much more with meticulous updates from cover to cover. -Learn about clinical pharmaceutics with a brand-new chapter on this important topic, as well as added content throughout. -Learn about clinical pharmaceutics with a brand-new chapter on this important topic, as well as added content throughout. -See pharmaceutical concepts in action through the two case studies (one pharmaceutical and one clinical) in each chapter on dosing forms. -Practice what you learn using the group and individual activities in Applying the Principles and Concepts sections in every chapter. -Master important underlying pharmaceutical principles through Physical Pharmacy Capsules. -Study efficiently with Chapter Objectives and Chapter at a Glance sections that highlight the key material you need to master. -New addition to the appendix includes, review of active ingredient considerations in dosing.
McKENNA'S DRUG HANDBOOK FOR NURSING AND MIDWIFERY 2019 Australia and New Zealand Lisa McKenna PhD, MEdSt, RM, RN Sanja Mirkov BPharm, PGDipPubHlth, RegPharm NZ, RPh Available for the first time as anannually updatedwork,McKenna's Drug Handbook for Nursing and Midwiferygives clear guidance for safe and effective drug administration. Never miss out on the latest drug information, on the ward or in the classroom, with this fully revised and updated handbook for nurses and midwives. If you're an educator, be confident your students have all they need to safely administer the latest drugs, using the latest protocols and best-practice guidelines. If you're a student or professional, be sure you can search for drug information relevant to you, on the go, when and where you need it. Contains revised information on over 1000 essential drugs, for patients of all ages and categories. It's never been easier to keep up. Whats NEW? - Updated every year Keep up with new drugs - Comes as an app Search on the go - Ebook included Search how it suits you - NZ-only drugs clearly marked Relevant to you What else can I expect? This essential handbook contains information on over 1100 drugs, across 99 therapeutic uses and 15 drug classes. That includes drug: - characteristics and available forms - indications and dosages, actions, adverse side effects, interactions and contraindications - adjust-a-dose information for patients of all ages - information for pregnant women and sports people. But it's more than a drugs list. The handbook places the latest drug information in its clinical and social context. That includes the latest evidence, guidelines and philosophies of nursing and midwifery. How do I find drug information? The handbook comes as a book, ebook or app. So you can search for information how it suits you, at your desk or on the go. Search drugs by generic or brand name, therapeutic or pharmacological class. Use the handy reference section to search for: - adverse side effects - dangerous drug interactions - normal laboratory test values - drug monitoring guidelines, and common errors.
Formerly Clinical Pharmacokinetics: Concepts and Applications, this fully updated Fourth Edition has been retitled Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics: Concepts and Applications to reflect the increasing body of knowledge linking the two concepts that explain the relationship between drug administration and drug response. This revised edition also reflects the explosion in our understanding at the molecular and mechanistic levels of all the processes controlling the pharmacokinetics of drugs. The text is authored by two leading international experts on the clinical aspects of pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics and is widely considered one of the authoritative texts on the subject. A companion website includes the full text online, plus interactive simulations for student practice using different pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic models and parameters. http://thepoint.lww.com/product/isbn/9780781750097
Newly focused on the practical communications skills student pharmacists need for effective practice, this updated Seventh Edition-now in full color- reflects new ACPE standards, including up-to-date coverage of the PPCP model, co-curricular experiences, interprofessional interaction and collaboration, and professional development. Practical, easy-to-use, and packed with relevant case studies and coverage of the latest advances in the field, this edition is ideal for the foundational course and pre-experiential training. -Expanded emphasis on communication skill application helps students master the knowledge and skills they need for pharmacy practice -Additional content added on motivational interviewing, e-commerce, contemporary ethical issues (such as medical marijuana and opioid abuse), and student-preceptor and pharmacist-management communication issues -Full-color design with new diagrams and figures enhances readability -Additional case studies from diverse settings prepare students to deal with the wide range of situations they will encounter in practice -Stronger emphasis on assessing communication skills includes coverage of patient surveys and colleague observers -Expanded coverage on choosing effective patient education materials and communicating with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients prepares students for professional practice -Revised review questions, chapter-ending review cases, and references help students master the material Enrich Your eBook Reading Experience with Enhanced Video, Audio and Interactive Capabilities! -Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphone -Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech -Adapt for unique reading needs, supporting learning disabilities, visual/auditory impairments, second-language or literacy challenges, and more
Written in response to reader requests for a short, "to the point" text that clearly summarizes the most important chemical elements of therapeutically relevant drug classes, Essentials of Foye's Principles of Medicinal Chemistry is a concise, quick-reference source of reliable information in the field. Derived from the highly regarded Foye's Principles of Medicinal Chemistry, this focused text provides an essential understanding of drug action and demonstrates its practical application to today?s pharmacy practice. - Highlights the "take home" chemical points of every chapter in the parent text, and uses an easy-to-read, bulleted format to convey concepts. - Covers mechanism of action (MOA), structure-activity relationships (SAR), physicochemical and pharmacokinetic properties, metabolism, and clinical applications in all chapters. - Uses numerous figures and tables to illustrate key concepts and make reference quick and easy. - Summarizes additional information such as adverse effects, drug-drug or drug-food interactions, chemical points of interest, and unique aspects of clinical use in side boxes or Chemical Note side bars. - Concludes each chapter with a section emphasizing the clinical relevance of chapter content, as well as review questions for self-assessment. - Written by the same international team of renowned researchers and academicians as Foye?s Principles of Medicinal Chemistry Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like: - Complete content with enhanced navigation - Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web - Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation - Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text - Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues - Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
This unique text helps students and healthcare professionals master the fundamentals of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Written by distinguished international experts, it provides readers with an introduction to the basic principles underlying the establishment and individualization of dosage regimens and their optimal use in drug therapy. Up-to-date examples featuring currently prescribed drugs illustrate how pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics relate to contemporary drug therapy. Study problems at the end of each chapter help students and professionals gain a firm grasp of the material covered within the text.
A must-have resource for pharmacy, PA, and NP students, as well as practicing clinicians, Handbook of Applied Therapeutics, 9e presents drug-related content in a bulleted, tabular, quick-access format to support therapeutic decision-making at the point-of-care. Now available in both mobile and print formats, this updated Ninth Edition provides in-depth information on the latest drug treatments for more than 85 diseases and conditions, including heart failure, schizophrenia, viral hepatitis, and diabetes mellitus.
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.
Intended for use in an introductory pharmacy technician calculations course, this unique book addresses not only calculations that technicians will encounter in retail, but also those necessary for compounding, IV, industry and areas where a pharmacy technician might be called upon more frequently because of the shortage of pharmacy professionals. This text utilizes a casual, reader-friendly writing style and an easy-to-understand ratio-proportion method of problem solving. The latest addition to the new LWW Pharmacy Technician Education Series, this comprehensive text allows student to quickly master calculations form the most basic to the most complex. http://thepoint.lww.com/product/isbn/9780781763103
With its Student Workbook CD-ROM and new case studies, the Fifth Edition of this acclaimed self-paced review enables you to master the principles and applications of organic functional groups. Moreover, it prepares you for the required pharmacy courses in medicinal chemistry by thoroughly covering nomenclature, physical properties, chemical properties, and metabolism. As you progress through the text, you'll develop such important skills as drawing chemical structures and predicting the solubility, instabilities, and metabolism of each organic functional group.
Winter's Basic Clinical Pharmacokinetics helps readers apply pharmacokinetics and therapeutic drug monitoring to patient care. An easy-to-read, case-study format has made this text a favorite among students and clinicians. Divided into two parts, Part I reviews basic pharmacokinetic principles, and Part II illustrates the clinical application of these principles to common problems. - Extensive explanations emphasize major concepts and accompany complex equations. - Figures help visualize concepts - NEW chapters include drug dosing in renal disease, pediatric considerations, and pharmacogenomics, as well as antifungals and expansion of the cytotoxic and immunosuppressant therapies - Includes cases that address pediatric considerations and pharmacogenomics - Updates include new information on the clinical use of serum drug concentrations - New Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter highlight the key concepts