Clinical Skills for Pharmacists: A Patient-Focused Approach / Edition 2

Clinical Skills for Pharmacists: A Patient-Focused Approach / Edition 2

by Karen J. Tietze, Tietze
     
 

Clinical Skills for Pharmacists: A Patient-Focused Approach is the only text that defines and covers all the basic clinical skills students and practicing pharmacists must acquire and develop to practice in today's patient-centered settings. Covers communication, physical assessment, laboratory and diagnostic tests, patient case presentation, therapeutic planning and… See more details below

Overview

Clinical Skills for Pharmacists: A Patient-Focused Approach is the only text that defines and covers all the basic clinical skills students and practicing pharmacists must acquire and develop to practice in today's patient-centered settings. Covers communication, physical assessment, laboratory and diagnostic tests, patient case presentation, therapeutic planning and monitoring, drug information skills, ethics, and more! Organized to support progressive skill building, this book will help you develop more advanced patient care skills as you work through the text and integrate each skill you learn. Case examples throughout show you how to apply skills, and you can test your understanding with self-assessment questions at the end of every chapter. You'll also find handy quick-reference guides for frequently used information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323024730
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/04/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction: The Practice of Clinical Pharmacy1
Ch. 2Communication Skills for the Pharmacist18
Ch. 3Taking Medication Histories40
Ch. 4Physical Assessment Skills58
Ch. 5Review of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests102
Ch. 6The Patient Case Presentation143
Ch. 7Therapeutics Planning154
Ch. 8Monitoring Drug Therapies170
Ch. 9Researching and Providing Drug Information186
Ch. 10Ethics in Pharmacy and Health Care202
Appendix224
Index227

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